Calendar


If you would like your event to be listed, please contact calendar@rochestermusicguild.org.

 

NOVEMBER 2020

 

Available starting November 8–7:00 p.m.

Choral Arts Ensemble and Great River Shakespeare Festival–online–free

CommUNITY Through songs, poems, and a bit of Shakespeare, Choral Arts Ensemble singers and Great River Shakespeare actors will lift your spirits and inbtroduce you to three local nonprofit groups working every day to build up our CommUNITY.  For more information, please visit www.choralartsensemble.org

 

Saturday, November 14 – 7:30 p.m. 

Rochester Chamber Music Society – online – free

Beethoven String Quartet.  In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birth anniversary, the Artaria String Quartet will perform Beethoven’s String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1 at the award-winning Antonello Hall in Minneapolis on November 14.  This performance will be available for online viewing only.  Please check rochesterchambermusic.org for more information.

 

Available starting November 15–2:00 p.m.

Rochester Symphony–online–free, donations accepted

Virtual Concert.  The first in a series of virtual concerts will feature musicians from the Rochester Symphony performing in small ensembles and will include works by Handel, Piazzolla, Beethoven, Calvert, and Dvorak–a wonderful variety of great music, most of it rarely heard. Visit www.rochestersymphony.org for more information.

 

Available online starting Sunday, November 22–4:00 p.m.

A Festival of Music: The OK Factor. Olivia Diercks, cellist, and Karla Colahan, violinist – performing their original, folk-inspired music influenced by multiple genres, revealing their classical training background. The new-classical crossover duo is known for educational community outreach and is often featured on Minnesota Public Radio.  The public can access the free, prerecorded Festival of Music concert premieres, beginning at 4 p.m. on their respective Sunday dates, on YouTube: FPC RochesterMN, and on Facebook: @FPCRochMN

 

Available online starting Tuesday, November 24–11:00 a.m.

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn–online–free

A Very American Holiday. Maestro Jere Lantz, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Rochester Symphony, will present a Zoom lecture/demonstration focusing on music intrinsically tied to Thanksgiving and as American as apple pie (or pumpkin…or pecan…)!  Compositions of Copland and Ives, as well as folk music will be discussed and there will be opportunities to participate.
A link to the Zoom meeting with instructions will be added on the morning of the event day.  The presentation will also be recorded and made available afterwards on YouTube.

 

 

DECEMBER 2020

Available online starting December 20–4:00 p.m.

A Festival of Music: Tidings of Comfort and Joy. This concert will feature organ duets and solos with Dr. Gregory Peterson, professor of music and organist at Luther College, and John Stender, director of music at First Presbyterian. They will play numerous pieces based on scripture, as well as familiar Advent and Christmas tunes.  The public can access the free, prerecorded Festival of Music concert premieres, beginning at 4 p.m. on their respective Sunday dates, on YouTube: FPC RochesterMN, and on Facebook: @FPCRochMN

 

JANUARY 2021

 

 

FEBRUARY 2021

 

 

MARCH 2021

 

 

APRIL 2021

 

 

MAY 2021

 

 

 

 

 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.