• Sundin Music Hall Concerts at Hamline University

    2015-2016 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 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 29, 2015 - MUSIC OF JOYOUS CELEBRATION  -  Bach's Rejoice, Schumann's exultant Novelette in D, Chopin's whirling Tarantella and moonlit Nocturne in F Sharp, de Falla's energetic Ritual Fire Dance, Carl Nielsen's Festive Prelude and the beloved Rustle of Spring by Christian Sinding kick of this season of Keyboard Conversations. 

     Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - SPLENDOR FROM SILENCE - Music of Beethoven, Fauré, and Smetana, music of profound depth and spiritual exaltation, music composed after deafness had engulfed each composer.  Beethoven's final Piano Sonata, the heartbreaking Nocturne of Fauré, and the zesty and lyrical Polkas of Smetana.

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - MOZART AND SCHUBERT - TWO ROMANTIC CLASSICISTS:  The "Chopinesque" Rondo in A minor of Mozart as well as his powerful C Minor Fantasy and Sonata are included, along with selections from Schubert's Impromptus and Moments Musicaux - music of drama and passion. 

    Ticket prices are $28 for individual concerts. Reserved seating.

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    The Artaria String Quartet

    Sundays at 3:00 p.m.

    Program I - “Music of the Great War”:  Music by Bartok & Elgar

    Béla Bartók Quartet No.2; Elgar Piano Quintet  

    Program II - “Politically Incorrect”:  Music by Shostakovich & Weinberg
    Mieczyslaw Weinberg Quartet No.4 Op.20; Dmitri Shostakovich Quartet No.3 Op.73 

    Program III - “It's Revolutionary”:  Music by Beethoven & Stravinsky 
    L. van Beethoven Quartet in F major, Op.59/1; Igor Stravinsky Three Pieces for Quartet  

    Program IV - “Conscientious Objections”:  Music by Mozart & Britten
    Wolfgang Mozart Quartet in G major, K.387; Benjamin Britten Quartet No.2

    Tickets are $17 for individual concerts; youth and students are free.  Purchase single tickets here. 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!

    September 27, 2015:  Come hear the music of Mozart, Fauré and Blanc – a violin sonata, a string quartet and a septet  

     November 22, 2015:  Music for 2, 3, 5 and 8 – Poulenc’s Sonata for flute & piano, the Lalliet Terzetto, 3 pieces for wind quintet by Jacques Ibert, and Jean Francaix’s Octet.   

    February 21, 2016: “Salon Parisien”:  This concert is a eating, drinking and listening affair – hear a little music, enjoy a beverage and some hors d’oeuvres, more music, dessert and one last bit of music.  Debussy, Damse, Poulenc and Ravel are the featured composers.   

     May 8, 2015:  The final concert of the year includes two illustrious French women composers, Germaine Tailleferre and Louise Farrenc, plus Debussy’s String Quartet.

    Tickets are $25 for individual concerts ; youth and students are $10. Tickets for the February 21, 2016 Salon Parisienne concert are $50.  www.musicaloffering.org

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    Special events:

    Trombone a trois:

    Tuesday, December 8 - 7 p.m.:  Lauren Husting is a trombonist teaching here at Hamline University and is a terrific musician too. Along with two of her trombone colleagues, they'll perform this free concert leading into the holiday season, with music by Britten, Bach, Moulaert and Corelli. 


    Winter Rhapsody

    Sunday, December 13 - 3 p.m.:  Pianists Denis Evstuhin, Ivan Konev and Anton Melnichenko join together with cellist Tanya Remenikova to play music by Peter Tchaikovsky and Sergei Rachmaninoff. It's an authentic Russian sound right here at Sundin Music Hall. Free admission to all. 


    MOZART 260!

    Wednesday, January 27 - 7 p.m.:  Join us for a festive celebration of the 260th anniversary of Mozart's birth - on the very day! Pianists Ivan Konev, Anton Melnichenko and Denis Evstuhin will be a part of the party, along with violinist Natalia Moiseeva. 

    Tickets are $20 ($10 for students; free to HU)

    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 5 - noon:  Professor Ken Takata of Hamline University explores the "Art of the Bass...Line" in both classical and jazz music. Free and Open to all

    Monday, November 9 - noon:  Pianist Anton Melnichenko

    Monday, December 7 - noon:  The Artaria String Quartet

    No January concert

    Monday, February 8 - noon:  Lauren Husting, Trombone

    Monday, March 7 - noon:  George Chu, tenor, Yali You, cello and Anton Melnichenko - versions of Granados Seven Popular Spanish Songs: one for voice, the other for cello.

    Monday, April 4 - noon:  Cerulean Fire - an early music duo with Margaret Humphrey, violin and Asako Hirabayashi, harpsichord

    Monday, May 2 - noon:  Denis Evstuhin, piano

  • 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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