• Sundin Music Hall Concerts at Hamline University

    2016-2017 season

    Keyboard Conversations
    Artaria String Quartet
    The Musical Offering
    Special Events
    "Lunch with...." Concerts

    Concert Live Webcast

    Order Tickets

    To order tickets, or to make a donation to the Friends of Sundin, please email sundinmusichall@hamline.edu or call 651-523-2459 (do not leave credit card information either in the voice mail and or email)

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    Keyboard Conversations® with JeffrEy Siegel

    TUESDAYS AT 7:30 P.M.   

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – THE GENIUS OF CHOPIN – Magnificent concert favorites, masterfully composed:  the narrative A Flat Ballade, the diabolical Scherzo No. 3, the “Heroic” Polonaise in A flat and more, kick off this season of Keyboard Conversations.  CANCELLED BECAUSE OF ARTIST INJURY - WE WILL BE IN CONTACT WITH ALL WHO HAVE PURCHASED TICKETS.

    Tuesday, March 14, 2017 – THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE PIANO -   Great hits from yesteryear - that remain beloved masterpieces today! Music of Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Schumann, and others.

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - VIRTUOSO VARIATIONS:  Pianistically stunning, wondrously imaginative variants on well known melodies! Music of Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Liszt, and Chopin. 

    Ticket prices are $72/$30 (students) for three concerts; $28/$10 (students) for individual concerts. Reserved seating.  Purchase Season tickets here. Click on the title of each concert above for individual tickets. There is a fee for this service. We will select the best available seat(s) for you. At this time, we do not offer patron-choice seating.

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    The Artaria String Quartet - CELEBRATING THE 30TH SEASON!!

    Sundays at 6:00 p.m. (except for May 7 - 7 p.m.)


    September 18, 2016:  Haydn "Sunrise" Quartet (the first piece Artaria ever performed publicly) and the Brahms G Major Sextet (with special guests Ute Miller, viola and Roberta Janzen, cello)


    November 20, 2016:  Janáček Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" and the Dvorak Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81 (Mary Ellen Haupert, piano)


    February 19, 2017:  Beethoven String Quartet Op. 59, No. 2 and Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence (Renee Skerik, viola & Laura Thielke, cello)


    May 7, 2017 (7 p.m.):  Schubert "Death and the Maiden" String Quartet and Schoenberg's "Verklaerte Nacht" (Ken Martinson, viola & William Rounds, cello)

    Tickets are $68 for 4 concerts; $20 for individual concerts; youth and students are free. Purchase season tickets here. Single concert tickets may be purchased by clicking on the title of concert above. There is a fee for this service.

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    The Musical Offering

    Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

    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! This year's series focuses on Emigres and Mentors:  The French Connections

     October 23, 2016: Music by Saint-Saens Prokofiev and Debussy

    January 22, 2017:  Music by Mozart, Elsa Barraine, Devienne and Caplet

    February 26, 2017:  "The Kitchen Revue" Music by Lili Boulange, Reicha, Enescu and Martinů

    Tickets are $25 for individual concerts ; youth and students are $10. Tickets for the February 26, 2017 Kitchen Revue concert are $50. www.musicaloffering.org

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    Special events:

    Friday, September 16, 2016 at 7 p.m.:  Hamline Music Department instructor  Miriam Gerberg has composed a musical theater piece “Rootabaga Pigeons” based on Carl Sandburg stories, which will be presented as a work-in-progress performance. The performance is free open to the public and geared towards all ages.

    Friday, October 14, 2016 at noon and 7:30 p.m.: Pianist Oleg Levin plays two concerts to celebrate the release of his new CD.  Tickets are general admission, $17 - adults, $8- students. Group rates for 10 or more are $12 per ticket.  Purchase by phone at 651-523-2459 or online here. 

    Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8 p.m.:  Ladyslipper Baroque Ensemble makes its Sundin Music Hall debut, led by soprano Sahar Hassan. Tickets are general admission, $20 - adults, $10 - students. Purchase by phone at 651-523-2459 or online here. 

    Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 8 p.m.:  The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet returns to Sundin Music Hall. Tickets are general admission, $20 - adults, $10 - students. Purchase by phone at 651-523-2459 or online here. 

    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.  

    Monday, October 3 - noon: Pianist Shuen Wu (14 years old!) plays Chopin, Ravel and Schubert

    Monday, October 10 - noon:  Pianist Ivan Konev and violinist Natalia Moiseeva play Prokofiev's Violin Sonata No. 2

    Monday, October 24 - noon:  Pianist Ivan Konev plays Rachmaninoff

    Monday, November 7 - noon: Professor Ken Takata of Hamline University tries to answer the question "Why 12 notes?" in both classical and jazz music. Free and Open to all

    Monday, November 14 - noon:  Cerulean Fire (Asako Hirabayashi, harpsichord & Margaret Humphrey, violin) with guest dancer 

    Monday, December 7 - noon: The Artaria String Quartet

    No January concert


  • Parking

    During events, you may park in any surface lot.  You may drop off passengers in front of the hall and then proceed to the parking areas.

    Parking is available in the Visitor's Lot in the basement of the Anderson Center (enter on Englewood). This lot is located on the southwest corner of campus.

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