Upcoming Concerts in JOYA Series

This season marks the 5th year of the JOYA Chamber Music series at Zion.

November 19 – Fauré, Mozart and Minnesota Composer David Evan Thomas
This concert is centered around two masterpieces for piano quartet – Fauré C Minor Quartet and Mozart E flat Quartet. Also featuring Greetings and a Farewell for Violin and Piano by Minnesota Composer David Evan Thomas. Cathy Schubilske, violin; Deanna Anderson, viola; Käthe Jarka, cello and Mary Jo Gothmann, piano.

January 14 – Andy Wilkowske Baritone
Andy Wilkowske, a native of Willmar, MN, is an amazing and versatile performer. Familiar to Minnesota Opera audiences, this year he will appear in leading roles in two of their productions – Don Pasquale and Dead Man Walking. His JOYA debut concert will include a wide variety of music from art song to rock and roll!

February 25 – Piano Trios
Three piano trios on this program – Beethoven, Shostakovich and the rarely heard Clara Schumann. Minnesota Orchestra players Rebecca Corruccini, violin and Beth Rapier, cello join Mary Jo Gothmann, piano for this concert of exquisite chamber music.

April 22 – Let’s Go Out With a Bang
Back by popular demand is the combination of two pianos and two percussionists!! Bartók’s exciting and rhythmic Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion is the centerpiece of this program. This concert is not to be missed! Percussionists Adam Rappel and Fernando Meza join pianists Paul Shaw and Mary Jo Gothmann.

Concerts are on Sundays at 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church.