Four members of The Mirandola Ensemble pose for a photograph in a church venue

A Message from Nick – Announcing Our 2022-2023 Season

Hello, friends and supporters of the Mirandola Ensemble-

I hope that you are all having a healthy and happy beginning of fall! I am writing with some exciting news and announcements for the upcoming 2022-2023 Mirandola Ensemble season. 

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

Victoria’s Requiem a 6
Tomas Luis de Victoria’s masterful and arresting Officium Defunctorum in two of the Twin Cities’ finest acoustics 

The Infant King: Christmas with The Mirandola Ensemble
Joined by the Chamber Singers of Chesterton Academy

  • December 23, 2022 – Holy Family Church, St. Louis Park. 7:30 p.m.
  • January 8, 2023 – St. John the Baptist Church, Jordan. 2:00 p.m.

In dolci laci: Music of Solomone Rossi:
The vocal music of Italian Renaissance composer Solomone Rossi

  • Friday, February 3, 2023 – venue TBA. 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 4, 2023 – venue TBA. 7:30 p.m.

EXCITING YEAR-LONG COLLABORATION!

We are excited to once again collaborate with our beloved colleague Dr. Kristina Boerger and her Augsburg University students for the kickoff year of the Augsburg Chamber Collective: A year long, shoulder to shoulder partnership including weekly rehearsals, coachings, and joint performances. Stay tuned for further details! 

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH

We are preparing to engage a personal record number of students as Classical MPR Class Notes Artists. In total, as of now, we are scheduled for over 25 performances at nine schools in seven different cities for this Fall alone! We are thrilled for our ongoing partnership with MPR, and are especially grateful for the opportunity to bring our music to so many young people!

CHURCH RESIDENCIES

I am happy to share that we have increased our collaborations with area churches, providing sacred music for various services throughout the liturgical year. Our regular appearances include:

  • Compline services at St. John the Evangelist in Saint Paul
  • Solemn Vespers at both the Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis and Good Shepherd Church in Golden Valley
  • Solemn Liturgies and Feasts at St. John the Baptist in Jordan
  • Lenten Prayer Services at Bethlehem Lutheran in Minneapolis

As always, please know of my sincerest gratitude for your ongoing support of the Mirandola Ensemble and its mission. I hope to see each of you soon!

Sincerely yours,

Nick Chalmers, Artistic Director

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