Hill House Chamber Players: October 2 & 9
Monday, October 9, 7:30 pm
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.
OCTOBER 2 and 9
Guest Craig Johnson shares poems and stories of the Great War
Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor (1917)
Satie Gymnopedie #1, arr. Koncz, for string quartet
Dohnanyi Piano Quintet #2 in E flat Minor, Opus 26 (1914)
Program subject to change
Season Flex Pass (any 3 concerts, advance reservations not needed) $60
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.
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
New this season: free valet parking
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.