Hill House Chamber Players
2017-2018 SEASON “IN FLANDERS FIELDS”, Music Prevails
The Hill House Chamber Players, musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and University of Minnesota faculty, perform in the intimate space of the art gallery of the historic James J Hill House on Summit Ave in Saint Paul. The Hill House Chamber Players are Julie Ayer and Catherine Schubilske, violins; Thomas Turner, viola; Tanya Remenikova, cello; and Mary Jo Gothmann, piano.
Join the group and guest artists in programs exploring music, poetry, and stories from the Great War as well as classic favorites for piano and strings by Beethoven and Brahms.
Admission includes an optional 6:45 pre-concert conversation with musicians and music blogger Emily Hogstad, intermission refreshments, and a post-performance tour of the magnificent Gilded Age mansion, home to one of St. Paul’s most famous families.
Upcoming Events › Hill House Chamber Players
Events List Navigation
Join the Hill House Chamber Players and guest artists in programs exploring music, poetry, and stories from the Great War as well as classic favorites for piano and strings by Beethoven and Brahms. This set of concerts will feature Rontgen, Hindemith, Granados and Beethoven.Find out more »
The Hill House Chamber Players, musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra and University of Minnesota faculty, perform in the intimate space of the art gallery of the historic James J Hill House on Summit Ave in Saint Paul. This program will feature guest guitarist Jeffrey Van and narrator Craig Johnson performing:
Van Empire Builder Suite, the life and legend of James J. Hill
Ravel Tombeau de Couperin, selections for solo piano
Brahms Piano Quintet in F Minor
Programs subject to change
About the Musicians
Hill House Chamber Players
Julie Ayer, violin
Catherine Schubilske, violin
Thomas Turner, viola
Tanya Remenikova, cello
Mary Jo Gothmann, piano
“excellent ensemble…luscious tone, flexible phrasing”
“attracting an ever-larger and ever-more-enthusiastic audience”
Single tickets $23
The James J Hill House is no longer handling reservations. All ticket purchases must be done online through Brown Paper Tickets. Walk ins are welcome, subject to seating availability.\
For help with online ticket purchases please call the Brown Paper Ticket helpline listed on their website. For other inquiries, messages for the Hill House Chamber Players may be left at 651-237-2169 and calls will be returned as soon as they are able.
All concerts are on Mondays, 7:30 pm, with general admission seating in the art gallery of the James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Ave, St Paul.
Complimentary coffee and mineral water are served at concerts, and house tours are available following each program.
The James J Hill House is wheelchair accessible with a ramp just past the main entrance and wheelchair accessible restroom on the lower level, with a restroom on the first floor for patrons with limited mobility
The series is co-sponsored by the Schubert Club and the Minnesota Historical Society.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council,
thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.