Full Pass to August Concerts

08/04/2021 12:30 PM - 08/07/2021 08:40 PM CST
Wednesday, August 4, 7:30pm • HKSNA Opening Concert with Gail Olszewski-fortepiano, Asako Hirabayashi-harpsichord, and Natsuki Kumagai-violin

Thursday, August 5, 9:00am • Harpsichord Competition Semi-Finals (FREE) – Finalists will be posted here by 7pm

Thursday, August 5, 7:30pm • Judges Recital with Jacques Ogg-harpsichord & Jaap ter Linden-cello

Friday, August 6, 7:30pm • Judges Recital with Peter Sykes-harpsichord & Elisabeth Wright-harpsichord

Saturday, August 7, 11:00am • Harpsichord Competition Solo Finals (FREE)

Saturday, August 7, 6:30pm • Harpsichord Competition Concerto Finals with the Lyra Baroque Orchestra

HKSNA Opening Concert • live-streamed via Vimeo

08/04/2021 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM CST
Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 7:30pm CST

Gail Olszewski, fortepiano
Asako Hirabayashi, harpsichord
Natsuki Kumagai, violin

The Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA) presents the opening concert of their virtual 2021 conference. Hear members Gail Olzewski and Asako Hirabayashi perform with Minnesota Orchestra violinist Natsuki Kumagai in works by Beethoven, Sibelius, Grieg, Hannikainen, Merikanto, and Hirabayashi. Pre-recorded in a beautiful courtroom at the Saint Paul Landmark Center on historic instruments.

Jurow International Harpsichord Competition, semi-finals • live-streamed via Vimeo

08/05/2021 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM CST
Thursday, August 4, 2021, 9:00am CST

JUDGES: Frances Conover Fitch, Jaap ter Linden, Jacques Ogg, Elisabeth Wright, Peter Sykes

Jurow Competition Semifinals, performing with Jurow continuo judge Jaap ter Linden, cello.

9:00-9:40       Semi-finalist 1
9:40-10:20     Semi-finalist 2
10:20-11:00    Semi-finalist 3
11:10-11:50    Semi-finalist 4
11:50-12:40    Semi-finalist 5
1:40-2:20       Semi-finalist 6
2:20-3:00       Semi-finalist 7
3:00-3:40      Semi-finalist 8
4:00-4:40       Semi-finalist 9
4:40-5:20      Semi-finalist 10

Finalists will be announced at 7:30 pm. The following harpsichordists were also semifinalists but are unable to participate: J. Bennett, Christophe Gauthier, and Eszter Szedmák.

Concert by Jurow Judges Jacques Ogg & Jaap ter Linden • live-streamed via Vimeo

08/05/2021 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM CST
Thursday, August 5, 2021, 7:30pm CST

Jacques Ogg, harpsichord
Jaap ter Linden, cello

Concert by Jurow judges Jacques Ogg (Professor, Royal Conservatoire, The Hague) and Jaap Ter Linden (Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Amsterdam Conservatory, Emeritus). Pre-recorded at Cellebroederskapel in Maastricht, The Netherlands and at The Baroque Room. Works by Philips, Frescobaldi, Froberger, Muffat, and JS Bach.

*Jacques's portion of this concert is the same as the concert streamed in January. If you bought a ticket to that concert, write to for the code to this concert.

Nonfinalist Recital • in-person only (FREE)

08/06/2021 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM CST
Friday, August 6, 2021, 1:30pm CST

Hennepin United Methodist Church, Art Gallery


All the semifinalists in the Jurow Harpsichord Competition are talented players, but only 5 can be chosen as finalists. Hear the nonfinalists perform portions of the final round that they prepared in a live performance in the beautiful Art Gallery at Hennepin United Methodist Church.

Registration encouraged but not required. 

Concert by Jurow Judges Peter Sykes & Elisabeth Wright • live-streamed via Vimeo

08/06/2021 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM CST
Friday, August 6, 2021, 7:30pm CST

Peter Sykes, harpsichord (performing live from The Baroque Room)
Elisabeth Wright, harpsichord (pre-recorded)

Concert by Jurow judges Peter Sykes (Julliard & Boston University) and Elisabeth Wright (Indiana University). Works by Marchand, Couperin, d'Anglebert, and others.

Jurow Harpsichord Competition Solo Finals • live-streamed via Vimeo

08/07/2021 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM CST
Saturday, August 7, 2021, 11:00am CST
live-streamed from Sundin Music Hall

JUDGES: Frances Conover Fitch, Jaap ter Linden, Jacques Ogg, Elisabeth Wright, Peter Sykes

11:00-11:45 Finalist 1
11:45-12:30 Finalist 2
12:30-1:15 Finalist 3
2:30-3:15 Finalist 4
3:15-4:00 Finalist 5

Harpsichord Competition Concerto Finals with the Lyra Baroque Orchestra • live-streamed via Vimeo

08/07/2021 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM CST
Saturday, August 7, 2021, 6:30pm CST

JUDGES: Frances Conover Fitch, Jaap ter Linden, Jacques Ogg, Elisabeth Wright, Peter Sykes

Competition finalist performances of J.S. Bach Harpsichord Concerto in D Major or G Minor with the Lyra Baroque Orchestra.
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