Calendar

AUGUST 2017

Saturday, August 12, 8:00 pm – Crossings at Carnegie Zumbrota – $18 in advance, $21 at the door
Crossings Concert: Accordion-A-Rama – Musicians Denny Malmberg and Patrick Harison perform at Accordion-O-Rama. Accordion-O-Rama has been a Crossings’ tradition since 2004, showcasing different musicians and musical styles.

Friday, August 18, 7:00 pm – State Theatre, Zumbrota – Free
Crossings Concert: Musical Theatre: Oklahoma! – See a junior version of Oklahoma! performed by the kids theatre camp. Sure to entertain!

Saturday, August 19, 2:00 pm – State Theatre, Zumbrota – Free
Crossings Concert: Musical Theatre: Oklahoma! – See a junior version of Oklahoma! performed by the kids theatre camp. Sure to entertain!

Sunday, August 20, 4:00 pm (3:15 pre-concert talk) – Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester – $25, $20, $5
Lyra Baroque Orchestra: Redemption, Bach & Vivaldi. Baritone and bassoon lead moving repertoire by Vivaldi and J.S. Bach.

Friday, August 25, 8:00 pm – State Theatre, Zumbrota – $24 in advance, $28 at the door
Crossings Concert: Stuck on You! Remembering Elvis – Join Justin Ploof & The Throwbacks for one very special night of remembering the King of Rock n’ Roll – Elvis Presley!

Friday, August 25, 7:00 pm – History Center of Olmsted County, Rochester – Free
Rochester Community Band: “Movie Under the Stars” Concert at 7:00 pm. Bring your lawn chair and/or blanket. Stay for the movie “Captain America: Civil War” which begins at dusk. Cost of the movie is Adults $5, Seniors and Children under 12 are free.


SEPTEMBER 2017

Friday, September 1 – 8:00 pm – $24 in advance, $27 day of show
Crossings Concert: Whitesidewalls – Presenting the Whitesidewalls’ Rock n Roll Revue, a combination of doo-wop, rockabilly, and rock and roll music.

Saturday, September 9 – 7:30 pm – Christ United Methodist Church – Free
Rochester Chamber Music Society: Marinus Ensemble – Rochester natives Joseph Kuipers, cello, and Rachel Kuipers Yonan, viola, will be joined by Grace Park, violin, and Ellen Hwangbo, piano, in this lush program featuring works by Mozart, Schubert, and Schumann.

Saturday, September 9 – 7:30 pm – $18 in advance, $21 day of show
Crossings Concert: Claudia Schmidt – Claudia Schmidt is a powerful vocalist and adventurous artist combining her lively music with rich poetry and playful humor.

Friday, September 15 – 7:30 pm – $14 in advance, $17 day of show
Crossings Concert: Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass – Illuminated. Presenting Patrick Scully’s Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass – Illuminated on September 15. Scully summons the spirit of American poet Walt Whitman in this revealing performance.

Saturday, September 16 – 7:30 pm – $24 in advance, $28 day of show
Crossings Concert: Neil Young’s 72nd Birthday Bash – Powderfinger\ returns, performing a Neil Young Birthday Bash on Saturday, September 16. They play the hits and deeper album cuts that are favorites of Neil Young fans.

Friday, September 22 – 7:30 pm – $24 in advance, $28 day of show
Crossings Concert: Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche – Presenting Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche, a fun filled show of smart, thoughtful songs with plenty of harmonies. Hear their voices intertwine in harmony!

Friday, September 29 – 7:30 pm – $34 in advance, $38 day of show
Crossings Concert: Eagles: Taking It to the Limit. Crossings brings “Takin’ It to the Limit: A Tribute to The Eagles,” by St. Cloud bands The Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious, for another great show!

Saturday, September 30 – 7:30 pm – $16 in advance, $19 day of show
Crossings Concert: Gaelynn Lea – Classically trained violinist and songwriter Gaelynn Lea performs original songs and experimental takes on traditional fiddle music.


OCTOBER 2017

Friday, October 6, 7:30 pm (6:15 pre-concert talk) – Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester – $25, $20, $5
Lyra Baroque Orchestra: Telemann & Friends – Lively concertos for recorder, viola da gamba, and violin.

Saturday, October 21, 7:30 pm – Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester – Adults $25, Students $5
Choral Arts Ensemble: Speaking Truth to Power – through stirring readings presented by Great River Shakespeare Festival and moving choral works, Choral Arts Ensemble will pay homage to courageous integrity.

Sunday, October 22, 3:00 pm – Lourdes High School, Rochester – Adults $12, Senior $10, Youth $5, Children Free (+$2 at the door)
Rochester Pops Orchestra: Jenn Bostic in Concert, featuring Nashville recording sensation Jenn Bostic singing newly orchestrated original selections along with some of today’s greatest hits.


NOVEMBER 2017

Thursday, November 16, 7:00 pm – Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester – Free
RAACHE Choirs’ Arioso, Cantabile, Con Brio, and Staccato: Come hear the homeschool choirs share a variety of music, styles, cultures, and tastes represented in this concert of choral music.

Friday, November 17, 7:00 pm – Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester – Free
RAACHE Choirs’ Arioso, Cantabile, Con Brio, and Staccato: Come hear the homeschool choirs share a variety of music, styles, cultures, and tastes represented in this concert of choral music.


DECEMBER 2017

Friday, December 8, 7:30 pm (6:15 pre-concert talk) – Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester – $25, $20, $5
Lyra Baroque Orchestra and Bach Society of Minnesota: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio – Parts I, III, V, and VI of J.S. Bach’s beloved story of Christmas.

Friday, December 8, 7:30 pm – Lourdes Chapel at Assisi Heights – Adults $30, $25, Students $5
Choral Arts Ensemble: Christmas at Assisi featuring a new Ketterling Carol from Minnesota composer Daniel Kallman, Choral Arts Ensemble will once again welcome the joyous season with a rich variety of music, new and old (including a set from the amazing Honors Concert Choir), in the glorious acoustics and ambience of Assisi’s Lourdes Chapel.

Saturday, December 9, 7:30 pm – Lourdes Chapel at Assisi Heights – Adults $30, $25, Students $5
Choral Arts Ensemble: Christmas at Assisi featuring a new Ketterling Carol from Minnesota composer Daniel Kallman, Choral Arts Ensemble will once again welcome the joyous season with a rich variety of music, new and old (including a set from the amazing Honors Concert Choir), in the glorious acoustics and ambience of Assisi’s Lourdes Chapel.

Sunday, December 10, 4:00 pm – Lourdes Chapel at Assisi Heights – Adults $30, $25, Students $5
Choral Arts Ensemble: Christmas at Assisi featuring a new Ketterling Carol from Minnesota composer Daniel Kallman, Choral Arts Ensemble will once again welcome the joyous season with a rich variety of music, new and old (including a set from the amazing Honors Concert Choir), in the glorious acoustics and ambience of Assisi’s Lourdes Chapel.

Sunday, December 17, 3:00 pm – Century High School, Rochester – Adults $12, Senior $10, Youth $5, Children Free (+$2 at the door)
Rochester Pops Orchestra & Chorale: Making the season merry & bright with selections from “Home Alone,” “The Polar Express” and many others. The Rochester Pops Chorale will be featured in this concert.


JANUARY 2018


FEBRUARY 2018

Friday, February 16, 7:30 pm (6:15 pre-concert talk) – Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester – $25, $20, $5
Lyra Baroque Orchestra: Spanish Nights – A rare performance of passionate Spanish and Italian baroque music.

Sunday, February 18, 3:00 pm – Lourdes High School, Rochester – Adults $12, Senior $10, Youth $5, Children Free (+$2 at the door)
Rochester Pops Orchestra: At the Movies II. Back by popular demand, this concert features numerous selections from some of today’s greatest films. John Williams, Ennio Morricone & Danny Elfman are in the mix to name a few.


MARCH 2018\

Saturday, March 10, 7:30 pm – Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester – Adults $25, students $5
Choral Arts Ensemble: Choral Arts Ensemble and the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will perform Jeffrey Van’s new work for choir and guitar quartet, Music of Love and the Stars. The MGQ and CAE will each also do a solo set.


APRIL 2018

Friday, April 6, 7:30 pm ( 6:15 pre-concert talk) – Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester – $25, $20, $5
Lyra Baroque Orchestra: Music for a King – Seldom-performed music by C.P.E. Bach, featuring favorite guest artists.

Sunday, April 29, 3:00 pm – Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester – Adults $12, Senior $10, Youth (13-18) $5, Children (0-12) Free (+$2 at the door)
Rochester Pops Orchestra & Chorale: When You Wish Upon a Star. This concert is for the young, and young at heart featuring selections from Disney, Pixar and Animated movies from past to present. A concert brimming with excitement for the whole family.


MAY 2018

Friday, May 4, 7:30 pm (6:15 pre-concert talk) – Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester – $25, $20, $5
Lyra Baroque Orchestra: Italian Concerto Collage – A showcase of Lyra’s soloists through Italy’s concerto grosso.

Saturday, May 12, 7:30 pm – Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Rochester – Adults $25, students $5
Choral Arts Ensemble: Choir Country – Minnesota has been blessed with a tradition of excellent choral composition. Choral Arts Ensemble will feature many of these vibrant, eloquent voices, both in video clips of the composers and in the moving artistry of their music itself.