Program Notes: Endre Szervánsky

by Jack Bryce Carleton College Professor Emeritus Board member Listen to the first movement below, performed by the Azahar Ensemble. Buy TicketsProgram 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 […]

Norbert Nielubowski (bassoon), John Snow (oboe), and Susan Billmeyer, (piano) performing at MPR's studio with Alison Young.

Mother’s Day Preview with Allison Young, MPR

Aired Wednesday, May 7th, Allison Young of Minnesota Public Radio sat down with Norbert Nielubowski, John Snow, and Susan Billmeyer to talk about women composers and our upcoming Mother’s Day concert. Listen to the link below to hear more about the history of women in classical music, performing chamber music as musicians, and listen to […]