The Friends of the SPCO is the volunteer organization that supports The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra through educational, social and fundraising activities
COMING IN OCTOBER
WELCOME BACK LUNCHEON
FOR THE SPCO MUSICIANS AND STAFF
On Tuesday, October 4, the Friends hosted their annual Welcome Back Luncheon for the musicians and staff of the SPCO. A delicious lunch buffet was served at the historic Landmark Center courtroom and everyone, as always, had a terrific time Thanks to all who volunteered to make the day a perfect success!
Gold, Greed and Power: Richard Wagner’s Das Rheingold
Dr. Daniel Freeman takes you through a 4-week lecture and music tour of the fascinating first opera of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle, to be presented by the Minnesota Opera in November, 2016.
October 19, 26 and November 2 and 9, from 10 a.m. till noon
Classes will be held at House of Hope Presbyterian Church, 797 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul
$30/class or $100/series for members of the Friends. Non-members $35/class or $120/series. All are welcome!
Classical Notes: A Taste of Europe
A magical evening took place on October 1 at the beautiful Sovereign Estate Winery in Waconia. Guests were treated to a delectable European-themed menu of hearty appetizers, fine Sovereign Estate wines and a delicious dessert buffet. The highlight of the evening was a special performance by this ensemble of wonderful musicians from the SPCO:
Ruggero Allifranchini, violin
Daria Adams, violin, Maiya Papach, viola
Sarah Lewis, cello