press release

For immediate release on January 27, 2018:


The Mirandola Ensemble announces new German Songs concert for Feb. 9 & 10, 2018


(Minneapolis, Minn.) The Mirandola Ensemble today announced its upcoming concert premiere of “Out of Winter’s Darkness Comes Light: A Midwinter Concert of German Songs”. The program travels from medieval and Renaissance Germany with works by Daser, Senfl, Praetorius and Hassler, to the German Baroque with works by Schein, Schutz, and C.P. Bach; and then concludes with Romantic works (somewhat of a rarity for the Mirandola Ensemble) by Schubert and Brahms, as well as early 20th century composer Hugo Distler’s gorgeous variations on “Es ist ein Ros entsprungen”.


Full concert details are below:


Friday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m.

Church of the Assumption

51 7th St. W, St. Paul, MN 55102

Admission to this concert is free courtesy of Church of the Assumption


Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Church on Lake of the Isles

1917 Logan Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55403

Tickets: $15 / Click here to order pre-sale tickets for 20% off ($12 each) / students free


The program will feature Angela Grundstad and Carrie Shaw, sopranos; Nick Chalmers and Roy Heilman, tenors; Andrew Kane, baritone; and Matthew Culloton, bass; plus guest artist and collaborative keyboardist Chris Ganza.


The Mirandola Ensemble, established in 2011, is a Minneapolis-based professional choral ensemble dedicated to promoting the highest standards of choral music, the idea of choral music as ‘high art’ in the Western tradition, and the aesthetics of the Renaissance. The ensemble is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization and was recently announced as a 2017-2018 Class Notes Artist for Minnesota Public Radio. The ensemble’s 2017 recording “Unquiet Thoughts” is now available via iTunes, Amazon, Apple Music, and all streaming services. For more information on The Mirandola Ensemble, please visit


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