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Mother’s Day: Program Notes

Program Notesby Jack Bryce Board Member, Carleton College Professor Emeritus Click below for our YouTube playlist previewing works from the Mother’s Day Program! Tickets!GERMAINE MARCELLE TAILLEFERRE (Parc-St-Maur, April 19, 1892 – Paris, November 7, 1983) Germaine Marcelle Tailleferre (Parc-St-Maur, April 19, 1892 – Paris, November 7, 1983) overcame her father’s opposition and entered the Paris […]

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Painters Louise Gillis and Lois Rhomberg

Louise Gillis: Young Violinist, charcoal. by Alex Legeros, Executive Director Last week I had the chance to visit with professional working artists Louise Gillis and Lois Rhomberg in Studio Pintura, located in Northeast Minneapolis’ Northrup King Building. Louise and Lois have been creating spectacular large-scale works for the May 8th Mother’s Day concert. Both painters have direct linage […]

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Salon Parisien: Program Notes

TICKETS By Jack Bryce Board Member St. Olaf College Professor Emeritus  The video below contains a link to our YouTube playlist featuring music from this weekend’s concert. Click here for the direct link.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MgY-50aBy0&list=PLs_aRzV6YrI_FS_2ItFKhwqEnIZfaN2b1Preview our concert with detailed notes and suggested online recordings Claude Debussy by Marcel Baschet, 1884. Claude Debussy (St-Germain-en-Laye, August 22, 1862 […]

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Salon Parisien Menu

We absolutely love the process of creating a menu for each season’s special food and wine concert at Hamline. This is our third year working with Chef Emmet, and we’re super excited to preview some of the delicious appetizers and desserts he’s come up with for Salon Parisien. The food and wine component of these concerts is fun […]

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Dedication to Paris

Our Parisian-inspired season took on new meaning following the November attacks in the week preceding our second concert. Our ensemble musicians hold France close and dear to their hearts, which is what inspired our current season. Moved by recent tragedy, together we decided to dedicate our remaining concerts this year to ongoing suffering in Paris. […]