Past Concerts

2023

Sospiri di Lamento

Sospiri explores the lament; from humorous complaints to the depths of sorrow.

Friday, Dec. 1st and Saturday, Dec. 2nd at 7:30pm
Olivet Congregational Church ● 1850 Iglehart, Saint Paul, MN

Sospiri della Danza

Sospiri brings dance music front and center with live dancers!

Friday, May 5th at 7:30pm
Olivet Congregational Church ● 1850 Iglehart, Saint Paul, MN

2022

Sospiri del Corpo

Explore the fascinations of the body through early music

Saturday, May 21st at 7:30pm
Olivet Congregational Church ● 1850 Iglehart, Saint Paul, MN – Buy Tickets for Saturday

Sunday, May 22nd at 4:00pm
The Art Gallery @ Hennepin Methodist ● 511 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN – Buy Tickets for Sunday

2021

Sospiri di Merula

Works by Tarquinio Merula, a revolutionary composer of the early Italian Baroque period.

Sunday, November 14th at 4:00pm
Olivet Congregational Church, 1850 Iglehart, Saint Paul, MN

Sospiri del Celeste

Early music inspired by the stars.

June 24th, 2021 – Virtual premiere.

July 8th, 2021 – Online viewing with the Bell Natural History Museum and planetarium.

2019

Sospiri da Morte

An exploration of 17th century musical expressions of death from around the world.

Friday, October 11 – 7:30pm
St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, St. Paul

Saturday, October 12 – 7:30pm
The Art Gallery @ Hennepin Methodist, Minneapolis

Sospiri di Natale

An exploration of birth and renewal, seicento-style.

Friday, December 6 – 7:30pm
St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, St. Paul

Saturday, December 7 – 7:30pm
The Art Gallery @ Hennepin Methodist, Minneapolis

Sospiri di Primavera

Songs of Spring from the 16th and 17th Century

3:00pm Sunday, March 10th, 2019
St. Clement’s Church
901 Portland Avenue, Saint Paul, MN

2018

Sospiri d’Amore

Love Songs of the Italian Baroque

Thursday, October 4th at 7:30pm, 2018
Summit Center for Arts and Innovation
1524 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105