Entries tagged with ‘Minnesota’

Minnesota Valley Sommarfest’s Final Season Concludes with Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale

Minnesota Valley Sommarfest's final season concludes Thursday, July 27, with a performance of Igor Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat or "The Soldier's Tale." Thursday's concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus with Douglas Nimmo conducting the ensemble which includes Michael Jorgensen as the narrator, along with a number of area musicians, dancers and actors.

Sommarfest Continues with Return of Artaria String Quartet

Minnesota Valley Sommarfest's 17th and final season continues this week with the return of the Artaria String Quartet to the Sommarfest stage. Joined by Mankato pianist David Viscoli, the quartet will perform works by Mendelssohn, Janacek and Robert Schumann at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, July 20 in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. Tickets for Thursday's concert will be available at the door.

Minnesota Valley Sommarfest’s Final Season Continues with Sommarfest Trio Performance

Minnesota Valley Sommarfest's final season continues this Thursday, July 13, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. by the Minnesota Valley Trio in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus campus. The Trio, which has performed in every one of the 17 seasons of Minnesota Valley Sommarfest, will welcome violinist Nancy Oliveros of the Artaria String Quartet to this week's performance.

Sommarfest Concludes with Pianos and Winds

The 2005 Minnesota Valley Sommarfest concludes Thursday, July 28, with performances by two of the area's premier pianists, David Viscoli and John McKay, and Sommarfest's Wind Orchestra. The finale concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on July 28 in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus Campus.

Sommarfest Continues with Return of Artaria String Quartet

Minneapolis-based Artaria String Quartet returns to the Minnesota Valley Sommarfest stage on July 21 to team with guest violist Charles Gray in the performance of works by Mozart, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. Thursday's performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.

Sommarfest Series Continues with Mozart and Sommarfest Trio

After an exciting opening night with Minneapolis-based Artaria String Quartet, the 2005 Minnesota Valley Sommarfest continues its celebration of the music of Mozart on Thursday, July 14, with a performance by the Minnesota Valley Sommarfest Trio. The series' second concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Jussi Björling Recital Hall on the Gustavus Adolphus College campus.