Fine Arts


Prize-Winning Organist Kalevi Kiviniemi and Baritone Jukka Pietilä at Gustavus Friday

Finland’s renowned organist Kalevi Kiviniemi and Sibelius baritone Jukka Pietilä will present a recital Friday, October 16 in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus. This performance, funded by the Gustavus Artist Series and the Finlandia Foundation, Twin Cities, is part of a North American concert tour by the duo and will begin at […]


Family Weekend Set for Music Showcases

The annual Family Weekend at Gustavus is a favorite of the extended Gustavus community as the fall colors bring hundreds of family and friends to the campus for a busy three days. Sunday, October 11, is a special day for the College and the students in the Department of Music. This year nine of the […]


Annual Nobel Conference Concert Set for Tuesday at Gustavus

Music at Nobel, a tradition that began in the early years of the Nobel Conference, continues with the 51st conference October 6 & 7, 2015 at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Department of Music at Gustavus will be evident throughout the 2-day conference and will include performances by over 250 Gustavus students and faculty members. The […]


Molly Clinefelter Faculty Recital Saturday

The Department of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to open its faculty recital season with a solo recital by mezzo soprano Molly Clinefelter, Saturday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m. Ms. Clinefelter’s program, For the Child in Us All, will be presented in Jussi Björling Recital Hall with pianist Matt McFarlane and cellist Sebastian […]


October Brings Michal Sagar’s Third Dream Exhibition to Schaefer Gallery

Minneapolis visual artist Michal Sagar will open the exhibition season in Schaefer Gallery on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus with The Beginning of the Third Dream, October 1 – 30. The exhibition is underwritten by the Gustavus Artist Series and will open on October 1 with an artist lecture at 4:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Lecture Hall in the Department […]


Hillstrom Museum of Arts Opens New Season with Grant Wood’s Lithographs

The Hillstrom Museum of Art at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce two concurrent exhibitions in the Museum opening on September 14 and running through November 8 — Grant Wood’s Lithographs: A Regionalist Vision Set in Stone and Art Inspiring Art: George Bellows’ Sunset, Shady Valley. An opening reception is scheduled for Monday, September […]


Nature to be Performed at Gustavus’ Linneaus Arboretum

Linnaeus Arboretum at Gustavus Adolphus College, in collaboration with the Gustavus Department of Theatre/Dance, presents the highly acclaimed Twin Cities outdoor show, Nature produced by TigerLion Arts on September 25-27. Nature is a professionally produced family-friendly outdoor experience like no other. An award-winning ensemble of actors brings audience members into a playful outdoor journey filled […]


New Season Set for Anderson Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance at Gustavus Adolphus College is pleased to announce its 2015-16 season on the Anderson Theatre stage. The coming season includes works by Mary Zimmerman, Samuel Beckett, a musical adaptation of a work by William Shakespeare, the fall Choreographers’ Gallery and Spring Dance Concert, and the 20th anniversary celebration of […]


Summer’s Not Over for Guthrie’s Berdahl, Guittar and Benson

Summer hasn’t yet run out on The Music Man. Not this summer. The Guthrie Theatre has extended its run of Meredith Wilson’s time-honor classic The Music Man through August 30. Performances are scheduled daily (except for Mondays) at 7:00 p.m. on the Wurtele Thrust Stage at the Guthrie with an added 1:00 p.m. matinée on […]


Knoepfel & Olson-Moser Join Idina Menzel for Minneapolis Concert

Two Gustavus Department of Music faculty members, Justin Knoepfel, viola and Jill Olson-Moser, violin, joined vocalist Idina Menzel for the pop singer’s August 13 concert in Minneapolis. Menzel, best known for her Oscar and Grammy-winning performance of “Let It Go” in Disney’s animated film Frozen, performed with a chamber orchestra of Minnesota musicians on the […]