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We are thrilled to bring 4 jaw-dropping performers to the live stage right Hear in Duluth! 

From the violin artistry of Geneva Lewis to the virtuosity of pianist Angela Hewitt, our 2022-23 season also features the sweet arias of tenor (and Minnesota native) Jack Swanson and the energetic and eclectic Merz Trio. It’s a stunning mix of sounds and styles that will please anyone who loves classical music.

 

You can catch these concerts live at beautiful Mitchell Auditorium on the campus of The College of St. Scholastica. All performances are live streamed, with recordings available for rewatching for one week after the concert. 

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GENEVA LEWIS violin

Joined by Audrey Vardanega, piano

 
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 Live Performance 

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.

Mitchell Auditorium, The College of St. Scholastica

Since her solo debut at age 11, New Zealand-born Geneva Lewis has forged a reputation as a musician of consummate artistry whose performances speak from and to the heart. Lauded for “remarkable mastery of her instrument” (CVNC) and hailed as “clearly one to watch” (Musical America). Geneva has won an impressive array of individual awards on the national and international stage and enjoys performing with orchestras and collaborating with fellow musicians.  Learn more >

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Joined by: Audrey Vardanega, piano

Passionate about providing emerging artists with opportunities to determine their own artistic careers, American pianist and arts entrepreneur Audrey Vardanega has performed as a solo and collaborative pianist across Europe, China, and the United States.  Learn more >

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Adult $28  |  Senior (62+) $23  |  K-12 Students FREE  |  College Students $5

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ANGELA HEWITT piano

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 Live Performance   SPECIAL DEDICATION 

Tuesday, November 1, 2022 – 7:30 p.m.

Mitchell Auditorium, The College of St. Scholastica

Plays Bach Goldberg Variations: A recital in memory of Dr. LeAnn House

 

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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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. and Brad Snelling.

 
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SINGLE TICKETS: 

Adult $28  |  Senior (62+) $23  |  K-12 Students FREE  |  College Students $5

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JACK SWANSON  tenor

Joined by Roderick Phipps-Kettlewell, piano

 
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 Live Performance 

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 – 7:30 p.m.

Mitchell Auditorium, The College of St. Scholastica

A Stillwater, Minnesota native, Jack Swanson is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after young tenors in the opera world. His distinctive high lyric voice is known for singing the acrobatic arias of Rossini and the legato melodies of Donizetti. The Opera Critic notes that Swanson possesses, “... that elusive feature that many otherwise good tenors lack, those lusciously, sweet, strong high notes.” Jack continues to conquer demanding roles on opera stages both nationally and internationally.  Learn more >

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Joined by: Roderick Phipps-Kettlewell, piano

With an extensive education and musical training in England, France and at the Juilliard School, Roderick Phipps-Kettlewell has performed and recorded as a piano soloist, as an accompanist and chamber musician throughout America and in Europe.   Learn more >

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council, thanks to appropriations from the Minnesota State Legislature’s general and arts and cultural heritage funds.

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TICKET OPTIONS:

 

SINGLE TICKETS: 

Adult $28  |  Senior (62+) $23  |  K-12 Students FREE  |  College Students $5

 
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MERZ TRIO 

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 Live Performance 

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 – 7:30 p.m.

Mitchell Auditorium, The College of St. Scholastica

Hailing from opposite corners of the globe, Merz Trio’s members have been recognized as Winners of the Naumburg, Concert Artists Guild, Fischoff, and Chesapeake Competitions. They have played in living rooms and large halls; galleries and schools; black box theaters and crypts. There are very few places they don’t feel at home. With a style that comes from a “noisy” fusion of numerous artistic interests, including music of all varieties, the Merz Trio believes art happens where people are and invite everyone along for the ride.  Learn more >

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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TICKET OPTIONS:

 

SINGLE TICKETS: 

Adult $28  |  Senior (62+) $23  |  K-12 Students FREE  |  College Students $5