All-Beethoven Program Heralds in MN Masonic Heritage Center

MacPhail Center for Music, Kenwood Symphony Orchestra and More to Perform at New Concert Hall

--()--Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center:


  The Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center in Bloomington celebrates the opening of its Ives Auditorium with an all-Beethoven concert program. The Beethoven concert will feature musicians and ensembles from around the Twin Cities, including MacPhail Center for Music’s premier adult choral ensemble, SONOMENTO, the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra, pianists Roderick Phipps-Kettlewell and Bryon Wilson, and variety of guest artists.


The event marks the first public performance in Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center’s new $20 million concert hall, which will be open to local musicians and ensembles, and features 450 seats and an $80,000 acoustic shell surrounding the stage. The evening of the event, the Center will host lectures, receptions and theater tours, ending with the concert on Sunday, September 25 at 4 p.m. The event includes a ‘Pre-Concert Talk’ at 3:30 p.m., a post-concert ‘Champagne Reception with the Artists’ from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and backstage tours of the new theater. The program features some of Beethoven’s most popular music, with excerpts from Fidelio and Christ on the Mount of Olives, the ‘Pathétique’ piano sonata and the ‘Archduke’ piano trio.



Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 4 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, August 15 and may be purchased at



The Beethoven Concert will take place at the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center, located at:
11411 Masonic Home Dr.
Bloomington, MN 55437

About Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Located on the beautiful, 80-acre grounds of the historic Minnesota Masonic Home, the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center is a full-service venue open to all -- an elegant tribute to the concepts and contributions of Freemasonry. The 50,000 square foot Center is administered by Minnesota Masonic Charities and offers a state-of-the-art Masonic museum and library, auditorium with jewel-box theatre, Masonic Lodge Room, meeting/dining spaces, and other state-of-the-art amenities.


Minnesota Masonic Charities
Kelly Johns, 952-948-6202

Release Summary

All-Beethoven Program Heralds in New Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center. MacPhail Center for Music, Kenwood Symphony Perform.



Minnesota Masonic Charities
Kelly Johns, 952-948-6202