Music at Wayzata Concerts
ST. PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra returns for another wonderful season at Wayzata Community Church. Visit www.thespco.org or call 651-291-1144 to order tickets.
Mozart’s Paris Symphony
Friday, 9/20, 8:00 p.m.
Featuring Gabriel-Urbain Fauré, Suite from Masques et bergamasques; Franz Joseph Haydn, Symphony No. 87; Camille Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra with Eunice Kim, violin; and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 31, Paris.
Holiday Concert: Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos
Friday, 12/13, 8:00 p.m.
Continuing our annual holiday tradition, the SPCO presents Bach’s most cherished set of orchestral works, the Brandenburg Concertos. The profound inventiveness and instrumental virtuosity of these enduring Baroque masterpieces are on full display as led by our own SPCO musicians and soloists.
WAYZATA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Gershwin and the Roaring Twenty-Somethings
Sunday, 10/13, 3:00 p.m.
This program will showcase the creative powers our guest artists – all superstars of the Twin Cities arts scene. They will write and enact a script to depict an important time of change in American culture and music during the period from 1919 to 1929. In addition to the growing importance of jazz, this was the advent of radio. Many of the most famous artists were in their 20s: George and Ira Gershwin, Rogers and Hammerstein, Aaron Copland, Duke Ellington, and Kurt Weill. It was the Golden Age! Guest Artists: Maria Jette, vocalist, Bradley Greenwald, vocalist, Daniel Chouinard, piano. The concert is free, no ticket required. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Nachito Herrera at Wayzata Community Church
Sunday, 11/17, 3:00 p.m.
Minnesota’s adopted son, Nachito Herrera, is one of the world’s greatest Cuban pianists. Combining Western classical music with traditional Cuban rhythms, Herrera is in high demand in the US and abroad and we couldn’t be more proud to have him join the WSO as a featured guest artist this season! The concert is free, no ticket required. Donations are gratefully accepted.
One Giant Leap
Sunday, 10/20, 3:00 p.m.
History is filled with stories of daring innovators who had the audacity to dream of one day conquering the sky. The moon, stars, and the tapestry of the night sky are all responsible for some of humanity’s oldest legends and mysteries. In One Giant Leap, Cantus explores and celebrates the allure of upward exploration, the triumph of the human spirit, and striving for excellence through innovation and technology. To purchase tickets, visit www.cantussings.org.
NATIONAL LUTHERAN CHOIR
All Saints: Mozart’s Requiem
Saturday, 11/2, 7:30 p.m.
Four incredible international soloists—all familiar to Twin Cities audiences—and a full orchestra join the National Lutheran Choir for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s timeless and colossal Requiem. Presented in the context of our annual All Saints program, the 12 movements of the Requiem Mass lend a unique setting to the reading of names in remembrance of the faithful departed. Don’t miss this powerful opening to the season! For tickets, visit www.nlca.com