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Announcing Accordo Season Six

By Schubert Club

In its sixth year, Accordo (recently named “Best Chamber Ensemble” by the Minneapolis Star Tribune) is composed of Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Minnesota Orchestra principal string players Rebecca Albers, Ruggero Allifranchini, Steven Copes, Erin Keefe, Kyu-Young Kim, Maiya Papach andAnthony Ross; and former SPCO principal cellist Ronald Thomas.

Accordo is presented by The Schubert Club and Kate Nordstrum Projects at the National Historic Landmark Christ Church Lutheran, one of the Twin Cities’ great architectural treasures, designed by the esteemed architect Eliel Saarinen and his son Eero Saarinen. New for the 14-15 season, seating at Christ Church Lutheran will be pre-assigned.

In addition, Accordo at Amsterdam, a new Tuesday night series, dives deeper into the music in a hosted, casual, Q&A style format at Amsterdam Bar & Hall in downtown St. Paul.

Learn more about the Accordo musicians at


2014-2015 Season at Christ Church Lutheran
Monday, October 13, 2014, 7:30 pm
Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op. 20, No. 3
Lerdahl Waltzes
Dvorak String Quintet No. 2, in G major, Op. 77

Monday, December 8, 2014, 7:30 pm
Beethoven String Trio No. 3 in G major
Schulhoff Duo for Violin & Cello
Glazunov String Quintet, Op. 39

Monday, April 20, 2015, 7:30 pm
Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor
Honegger Sonatina for Violin & Cello
Elgar Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 84

Monday, June 1, 2015, 7:30 pm
Brahms String Quintet No. 1 in F major, Op. 88
Mozart String Quintet No. 5 in D major, K. 593

Concerts take place at Christ Church Lutheran, 3244 34th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

Musicians and patrons gather in the Luther Lounge after each Accordo concert for complimentary drinks and small bites courtesy of Parka.


2014-2015 Accordo at Amsterdam
Drinks, music, context and conversation: Explore a selection of the previous night’s program with the musicians of Accordo and a special guest host.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 7:30pm
Hosted by Sam Bergman, violist with Minnesota Orchestra and host and writer for the Orchestra’s Inside the Classics concert series

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:30pm
Hosted by Chuck Ullery, principal bassoon of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 7:30pm
Hosted by Ken Freed, violist with Minnesota Orchestra, conductor of Mankato Symphony and executive director of Stillwater Music Festival

Accordo at Amsterdam events take place at Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 6 W 6th Street, Saint Paul, MN


Ticket & Concert Information

Concerts at Christ Church Lutheran
New for this season, seating will be pre-assigned at Christ Church Lutheran.
Subscriptions are on sale now with prices 20% less than single tickets. Subscriptions include all four concerts at Christ Church Lutheran and range from $60 to $100.
Single tickets will be on sale August 4, 2014.

Accordo at Amsterdam
General Admission. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door.
On Sale to Subscribers now. On Sale to the general public August 4, 2014.

Purchase Online at or call 651.292.3268