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2024-25 Concerts

Our 2024-25 season begins with the multicultural collaborations of the Dior String Quartet
followed by rising star
Ifetayo Ali-Landing on cello. The season concludes with performances by
award-winning international soloists - guitarist 
Marko Topchii and pianist Angela Hewitt.

A season that truly features something for everyone!

This season, our first three concerts will be on Sunday afternoons at 3:00 p.m.
(the first and third at Pilgrim Congregational Church and the second at Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica).
The final concert will be Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Mitchell Auditorium. 

All Concerts General Admission • Doors open 30 minutes prior to each concert 

Student tickets free courtesy of Christian Eggert Violins.

Dior Quartet



Sunday, October 13, 2024 – 3:00 p.m.

Formed in 2018 and joined together from Israel, Korea-Canada, Saint Lucia, and the USA, the Dior String Quartet is winner of the 2023 Concert Artist Guild Elmaleh Competition and is the Quartet-in-Residence at the Glenn Gould School, Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Taking their name from the French word “D’or” which means gold, the quartet regularly participants in various programs, residencies, and competitions in North America and beyond. The repertoire and projects they pursue intersect with their multicultural backgrounds and moral values, as they seek to explore the immigrant experience through art.  Learn more >

Ifetayo Al-Landing

American cellist Ifetayo Ali-Landing is quickly establishing herself as one of today’s leading young artists, earning praise for her “charismatic” playing (Chicago Tribune) and being described as a “powerhouse” by Classical MPR. Ali-Landing began her musical studies on violin before switching to cello at age four. She has studied under a host of notable teachers and coaches, been featured with prominent symphony ensembles throughout the U.S. and made numerous radio and television appearances.  Learn more >




Marko Topchii

Sunday, February 23, 2025 – 3:00 p.m.

Born into a family of musicians in Kyiv, Ukraine, Marko Topchii began studying the guitar at the age of four. He has tallied an incredible 126 (and counting) awards worldwide in international classical guitar competitions in the professional category. Topchii has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Salle Cortot (Paris), Yamaha Ginza Hall (Tokyo), Tchaikovsky Hall (Moscow) and appeared on the cover of multiple classical guitar magazines. In addition to recording three solo CD albums, Topchii also performs with orchestras and has a repertoire of more than ten concertos for guitar and orchestra.  Learn more >

Angela Hewitt


Born into a musical family, Angela Hewitt began her piano studies at age three, performed in public at four and a year later won her first scholarship. In her formative years, she also studied classical ballet, violin, and recorder. Known as one of the world’s leading pianists, Angela appears in recital and as soloist with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas, Australia, and Asia. Her interpretations of the music of J.S. Bach have established her as one of the composer’s foremost interpreters of our time.  Learn more >

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