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84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
6126242345 http://www.northrop.umn.edu/

December 2021

Dean Billmeyer Holiday Organ Recital: A Winter Meditation and Celebration

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - December 12 @ 11:30 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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In-person and Livestream Available on-demand through Dec 12, 2021 Celebrate this season of inspiration with a program of organ works played by University of Minnesota organist Dean Billmeyer on Northrop’s historic Aeolian-Skinner Opus 892 pipe organ. With music that commemorates milestones, and celebrates the joy of the winter holidays, Billmeyer’s program showcases works by composers both living and legendary—including a piece by Marcel Dupré on this, the 50th anniversary of his passing. The concert concludes with a festive surprise which…

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Live & Acoustic: Jason Mraz with Toca Rivera

December 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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Jason Mraz is a two-time Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter and Songwriters Hall of Fame Honoree, most famously known by his hits, "I'm Yours" and "I Won't Give Up." His non-profit, the Jason Mraz Foundation, supports programs focused on inclusive arts education and the advancement of equality. Established in 2015, Mraz Family Farms is committed to peace in the world through organic regenerative agriculture, fair trade, and kind words. He released his latest album, Look For The Good, in 2020.

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January 2022

Student Matinee: Dance Theatre of Harlem

January 27, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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In-person and Livestream Available on-demand through Feb 4, 2022 Recommended for Grades 5-12 Now a singular presence in the ballet world, the Dance Theatre of Harlem Company (DTH) tours nationally and internationally, presenting a powerful vision for ballet in the 21st century. Through performances, community engagement and arts education, the Company carries forward DTH’s message of empowerment through the arts for all. This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.

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Dance Theatre of Harlem

January 28, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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The 17-member, multi-ethnic company performs a forward-thinking repertoire that includes treasured classics, neoclassical works, and innovative contemporary works that use the language of ballet to celebrate African American culture. This program includes the Northrop co-commission Higher Ground, with choreography by Robert Garland and music by Stevie Wonder. This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.

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February 2022

Paul Taylor Dance Company

February 12, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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One of the preeminent performing ensembles in the world, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Novak, performs the premiere of a new work by Peter Chu, plus two classic Taylor works, the sublime masterpiece, Airs—hailed as “a treasure” by The New York Times—and Promethean Fire, set to three keyboard works by Bach as richly orchestrated by Stokowski.

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Spotlight Series: The American Flag as a Cultural Symbol

February 17, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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Free

Featuring: Professor Marc Clague, University of Michigan. Moderated by Kevin Lindsey, Minnesota Humanities Center. Music historian Marc Clague launches the dialogue about the American flag with his work on our national anthem. In this panel discussion, Professor Clague will lead us into a consideration of the various emblems of US patriotism—most importantly, the stars and bars of our flag—and what role it plays in defining national identity and staking out political ideologies. Long a symbol of devotion, and of hatred,…

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Cameron Carpenter

February 22, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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Cameron Carpenter is a virtuoso composer/performer who is smashing the stereotypes of organ and classical music. The world’s most visible organist, he was the first ever to be nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album. His All You Need is Bach debuted at #1 on the traditional classical charts, and his Rachmaninoff Polenc, recorded live with the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra, was released on Sony Classical in Spring 2019. Cameron’s latest album, recorded at the Berlin Konzerthaus, includes his…

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Ragamala Dance Company

February 26, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy’s Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim Rooted in the expansive South Indian dance form of Bharatanatyam, Ragamala Dance Company manifests a kindred relationship between the ancient and the contemporary. In their latest evening-length performance, Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim, eleven dancers conjure a realm where time is suspended and humans merge with the divine. Award-winning creators Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy imagine a metaphorical crossing place that enters into a…

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April 2022

Martha Graham Dance Company

April 2, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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The Martha Graham Dance Company has been a world leader in the evolving art form of modern dance since its founding in 1926. Today, the Company is embracing a new programming vision that showcases masterpieces by Graham alongside newly commissioned works by contemporary artists. During its 90-year history, the Company has received acclaim from audiences and critics in more than 50 countries. This stunning program includes Acts of Light, Immediate Tragedy, and Northrop’s Centennial Commission, Canticle for Innocent Comedians, based…

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Spotlight Series: Unpacking the Middle

April 7, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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Free

Moderated by Kevin Lindsey, Minnesota Humanities Center. Despite consistent and widespread interest in third-party politics, recent, record-low ratings for the US Congress, and the ever-widening political chasm between the left and the right, America remains as firmly ensconced in the two-party system as ever. Often left out of the political fray are the voices, experiences, and aims of the so-called moderate middle. Who comprises this group? How do they influence American politics at levels from local to national? And what…

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Third Coast Percussion with Movement Art Is

April 30, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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Third Coast Percussion joins forces with the groundbreaking choreography of Movement Art Is for an intimate, evening-length program that explores the duality of human nature. At once intensely personal and fiercely virtuosic, two disparate styles of street dance blend seamlessly with new music by Jlin and Tyondai Braxton, as well as Third Coast Percussion’s critically-acclaimed arrangements of Philip Glass’s Aguas da Amazonia. This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.

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June 2022

Hector Olivera: Tantalizing Transcriptions and Tangos

June 5, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - June 12, 2022 @ 12:00 am
Northrop, 84 Church Street S.E.
Minneapolis,MN55455United States
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In-person and Livestream Available on-demand through Sun, Jun 12, 2022 Internationally acclaimed organ virtuoso Hector Olivera makes his Northrop debut in a program that features works by Meyerbeer, Elmore, Franck, Vierne and more. The event begins with the premier of a 45-minute documentary, The Northrop Organ: Past, Present and Future. This event will be captioned, with other accessibility services available upon request.

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