This year marks our 35th anniversary and promises to be another stellar season of excellent music and artistry.
This season our lineup kicks off on Oct. 16 with a rousing tribute to the big band era of the 1920’s with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra, It continues on Nov. 13 with a unique, intimate opportunity to hear the celebrated sextet of Anthony Ross and Friends from the Minnesota Orchestra perform masterworks by Brahms.
On Feb. 12, we’ll showcase two local wunderkinds, pianists Jacob and Emma Taggart, with an inspiring and kid-friendly program. The season welcomes Spring on March 19 with a triumphant performance of Brahms’ Requiem by the Bethlehem Senior Choir.
April 30 marks the finale of our 35th season with one of America’s finest vocal ensembles, CANTUS, singing an all-new program.
Our eclectic concerts are enjoyed by everyone and offer you an opportunity to experience all types of music in a unique setting with great acoustics — and free admission!
The Bethlehem Music Series is the longest running series of its kind in the Twin Cities area. Mark your calendars now for a timeless celebration!
October 16, 2016 – 4:00 pm Pre-concert Conversation at 3:30 pm
Pasadena Roof Orchestra Britain’s own Pasadena Roof Orchestra performs the great music of the 1920’s and 1930’s – Cole Porter, the Gershwin brothers, Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller and more!
November 13, 2016 – 4:00 pm Pre-Concert Conversation at 3:30 pm
Anthony Ross and Friends (musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra) with Erin Keefe, Susie Park, violinists; Sabina Thatcher, Garet Zehngut, violists; Anthony Ross and Beth Rapier, cellists
February 12, 2017 – 4:00 pm Pre-Concert Conersation at 3:30 pm
Jacob and Emma Taggart, Pianists
March 19, 2017 – 4:00 pm Pre-Concert Conversation at 3:30 pm
Bethlehem Senior Choir, conducted by Dr. David Mennicke, performing Ein Deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms, with Dr. Nathan Kennedy and Dr. Oleg Levin, Concordia University St. Paul, piano faculty
April 30, 2017 – 4:00 pm Pre-concert Conversation at 3:30 pm
Concerts are presented at 4:00 pm on performance Sundays at:
Bethlehem Lutheran Church 4100 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55409
-Pre-concert conversations with artists are one-half hour before the concerts.
-No admission charge. Free-will offering taken.
-Refreshments are served in the gallery following each concert.
-Free nursery available for children three months to three years of age.