A Brahms Nonet

Program Notes: Brahms Piano Quartet

by Jack Bryce Carleton College Professor Emeritus Board Member Listen below to a recording of Isaac Stern, Emanuel Ax, Jaime Laredo, and Yo-Yo Ma.Template not foundProgram Notes: Brahms’ Piano QuartetJohannes Brahms (Hamburg, 1833 – Vienna, 1897) wrote the Piano Quartet in G minor, op. 25, in 1861, at the beginning of his first maturity, just a year before […]


Program Notes: Endre Szervánsky

by Jack Bryce Carleton College Professor Emeritus Board member Listen to the first movement below, performed by the Azahar Ensemble.Template not foundProgram Notes: Szervánsky’s Wind QuintetEndre Szervánsky (Budatétény, 1911 – Budapest, 1977) studied clarinet at the Budapest Academy of Music, and then played in orchestras before he returned to study composition.  He worked for the […]


Program Notes: Haydn’s Piano Trio

by Jack Bryce Carleton College Professor Emeritus Board Member Listen below to a recording by the Emerald Piano Trio if you’d like to get familiar with the work before Sunday’s concert. Buy TicketsProgram Notes: Haydn’s Piano Trio in G major Hob. XV, No. 25Franz Josef Haydn (Rohrau, 1732 – Vienna, 1809), the son of a […]


TMO wins $1500 Consultant Grant from MRAC!

TMO wins $1500 consultant grant from MRAC!21 August 2014 We are excited to announce that the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) awarded The Musical Offering a $1500 grant to work with marketing consultant Anne Ulseth. Anne, of AQUA Public Relations in Minneapolis, is an outstanding resource for nonprofits and businesses alike. She has decades of experience […]

The Musical Offering performs classical chamber music concerts throughout the upcoming season.

Season 44 Announced!

Season 44 Announced!We are pleased to announce our upcoming season, filled with music that celebrates the rich cultural heritage of Vienna while incorporating new influences – and new guest artists! Four concerts at Sundin Music Hall, Hamline University, will be the final chapter in our three-year exploration of Vienna’s legacy. The centerpiece event of this […]