Lyra orchestra to present music of Prussian court

We are part of The Trust Project. " target="_blank">Lyra Baroque Orchestra closes out its season with a musical trip to the time of Frederick the Great.

The concert, "German Giants," will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2830 18th Ave. NW, Rochester.

Frederick the Great ruled Prussia from 1740 to 1786, and was a lover of music and patron of the arts.

The concert features music by Graupner, Telemann, C.H. Graun and J.G. Graun, with guest artist Marc Destrube on baroque violin.

Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and MPR members, and $5 for students, available at


Charter House gallery to host opening

"Rooted," an exhibition of art by Susan Waughtal and Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum, will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Charter House’s Parkside Gallery, 211 Second St. NW.

The artists will give a gallery talk, there will be live music by Jaggedease, and wine and hors d’oeuvres. Admission is free.

Poets and artists to be honored at Crossings

ZUMBROTA — The annual Poet-Artist Collaboration at Crossings at Carnegie in Zumbrota will be celebrated Friday.

A reception for the artists and poets will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Crossings, 320 East Ave. Then, at 7 p.m. there will be a reading of poems and a large-screen display of the accompanying art works at the State Theatre, 96 E. Fourth St.

Fifty poets and visual artists took part in this year’s exhibit. Poems and the art they inspired are on display through May 4 at Crossings.

Studio Art Tour is this weekend


LANESBORO — The Bluff Country Studio Art Tour, a self-guided tour of artists’ studios and galleries in southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa, will be held Friday through Sunday.

Artists will display and demonstrate their work, and will offer for sale pottery, paintings, turned-wood, jewelry, fiber arts and more.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Brochures and maps are available at the Winona Visitors Center, the Lanesboro Visitors Center, and the Lanesboro Arts gallery, as well as online at .

Daisy Dillman to play music of CSN

ZUMBROTA — The Daisy Dillman Band , one of Minnesota’s evergreen music outfits, will pay the music of Crosby, Stills & Nash at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the State Theatre, 96 E. Fourth St., Zumbrota.

Daisy Dillman was formed in 1976, only seven years after Crosby, Still & Nash released their debut, self-titled album. The three-part harmonies of both bands will be on display in a concert that will feature CSN’s best-known songs.

Tickets are $25 in advance, $29 at the door, available through Crossings at Carnegie, 507-732-7616 and online at .

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