Hill House Presents 29th Season of Chamber Concerts Oct. 20 and 27

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Release dated: 
September 3, 2014
Media contacts: 

Megan Lawson • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3141 • megan.lawson@mnhs.org

Craig Johnson • James J. Hill House • 651-296-9396 • craig.johnson@mnhs.org

Quick facts: 

Place: James J. Hill House
Address: 240 Summit Ave., St. Paul MN 55102
Date: Monday, Oct. 20 and 27
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $22 adults, $12 college students, $18 MNHS and Schubert Club members. Season tickets (Three concerts) $55/$50 for MNHS and Schubert Club members.
Phone: 651-297-2555
Email: hillhouse@mnhs.org
Website: http://www.mnhs.org/hillhouse

Hill House Presents 29th Season of Chamber Concerts Oct. 20 and 27

The famed Hill House Chamber Players present their 29th season of concerts performed in the restored art gallery of the James J. Hill House. Guests will be served complimentary refreshments during intermission and the admission fee includes a special tour of the Hill House following the performance. Co-sponsored by the Schubert Club.

Chamber Concerts

Concert Schedule

Oct. 20 and 27 - Eine Geburtstagsfeier
Guest Artists: Milana Reiche, violin; Marcia Peck, cello; Susan Billmeyer, keyboard
C.P.E. Bach: Trio Sonata in B Flat Major, WQ 158
J.S. Bach/Sitkovetsky: Goldberg Variations, excerpts from original and string trio transcriptions
Strauss: String Sextet from Capriccio
Mozart: Grande Sestetto Concertante, K. 364

Feb. 2 and 9 - Last Words
Guest Artists: Karin Wolverton, soprano; Helen Chang Haertzen, violin
Haydn: Andante and Menuet, Opus 103
Van: Transitions
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Beethoven: Cavatina and Finale, Opus 130

Apr. 27 and May 4 - Fandango
Guest Artist: Mary Jo Gothmann, piano
Turina: Piano Quartet in A minor, Opus 67
Boccherini: Quintet in D, Fandango
Also works of de Falla, Van, Granados/Kreisler, and Albeniz

About James J. Hill House

Completed in 1891, the Gilded Age mansion was the residence of James J. Hill, builder of the Great Northern Railway, and his family. The home is located one-half block west of the Cathedral of St. Paul at 240 Summit Avenue. It is open for regular tours year-round, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call 651-297-2555.

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