The Sundin Music Hall Concerts at Hamline University 2014-2015 season Keyboard Conversations Artaria String Quartet The Musical Offering Special Events "Lunch with...." Concerts Order Tickets To order tickets, or to make a donation to the Friends of Sundin, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-523-2459 (do not leave credit card information either in the voice mail and or email) back to top Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffery Siegel Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. October 7, 2014: “Gershwin and Friends” including the Rhapsody in Blue and music by Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein and more. March 17, 2015: “Bach, Beethoven and .....Bartok!” features 2 Chorale preludes by Bach arranged by Busoni, Beethoven’s Sonata in F sharp, Op. 78 and Romanian Dances, Bagatelles and a Rondo by Bartok May 19, 2015: “Grieg and Chopin – Musical Friends” in a program of Ballades, Nocturnes, Norwegian Dances and a Grand Polonaise Ticket prices are $72 for 3 concerts; 28 for individual concerts. Reserved seating. back to top The Artaria String Quartet Sundays at 3:00 P.M.www.artariaquartet.com September 21, 2014: “Homage to Haydn” (1780-1790) – composers: F.J. Haydn, Ignaz Pleyel and W.A. Mozart November 23, 2014: “Fin de siècle” (1890-1900) – composers: Schoenberg, Puccini and Nielsen March 1, 2015: “Music during War Time” (1940-1950) – composers: William Alwyn, Quincy Porter and William Walton May 10, 2015: “Reveling in Romanticism” (1880-1890) – composers: Richard Strauss and Antonin Dvorak Ticket prices are $60 for the season, single tickets are $17 - adults & free to youth, students and current Hamline University staff & students for individual concerts. General admission. back to top The Musical Offering Drawn from the talented musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, the Minnesota Opera, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and others, the TMO takes its audience on a voyage through the exciting territory of chamber music in its many and colorful forms! All Concerts on Sundays at 3:00 p.m. www.musicaloffering.org October 12, 2014: Two pieces with Roma-like finales: Haydn’s Piano Trio in G and Brahms’ Piano Quartet in G minor, along with a wind quintet by Szervansky – a new discovery perhaps? December 7, 2014: Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf were excellent song composers – they also wrote beautiful chamber music. Schubert’s Quartet for Guitar with soloist Christopher Kachian is on this concert along with the Italian Serenade by Wolf. Hummel’s first Septet rounds out the program. February 8, 2015: Enjoy Mozart? This whole concert is devoted to his music. It’s a Mozartiade, an evening of music and food, much like Mozart and his friends would have done. April 26, 2015: Beethoven’s Quartet for piano and winds, Alban Berg’s 4 pieces for clarinet and piano plus a nonet by Bohuslav Martinu make for a great afternoon of listening. Ticket prices are $100 for the season, single tickets are $25, except for the Mozartiade which is $50. All concerts free to HU current staff and students except for the Mozartiade. back to top Special events: Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.: Minneapolis Guitar Quartet - Special guest concert This world-renowned guitar quartet from right here in Minnesota, has commissioned two new pieces for this concert: one by former member David Crittenden inspired by British Isles folk music (including “Scarborough Fair”) and the other by Ben Abrahamson. It’s flamenco-based and the performance will feature dancer Colette Ilarde in this concert. Adult - $20 / Student - $10/HU - free Lunch with.... concerts These 30 minute lunch time concerts are held on the (usually)first Monday of each month. Free and Open to the Public, starting at noon. If you can't make it to the hall, then join us online for the Sundin Music Hall Stream. September 22, 2014 at noon: Violinist Ernest Salem of Cal-State Fullerton performs in this Sundin Music Hall debut - selections from Mozart's D major violin sonata, and also from the Walton and Ravel sonatas.