Thrivent Financial Art Collection – Reformation Art Exhibit
MPLS Fellowship Hall, Oct 15, 2017, 5:30-7pm
Joanna Lindell, curator of the Thrivent Art Gallery, will guide us through the Reformation’s impact on culture and art with an insightful look at key pieces in Thrivent’s collection. Enjoy an evening of fellowship, dining, and expanding your awareness of the Reformation Era.
This Thrivent art exhibit is scheduled to run Sep through Dec 2017. For more location and hours visit www.thrivent.com.
Luther Seminary Reformation Festival
October 27-28, various times and locations
Luther Seminary will host a Reformation Festival featuring speakers and workshops addressing key Reformation themes in theology and music.
Attend a performance on Friday evening by the National Lutheran Choir of "Holy Spirit Mass," a new choral work commissioned for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, at Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis. Norwegian composer Kim André Arnesen has been commissioned to write this significant new work.
On Saturday afternoon, the festival will conclude with a worship service at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton will preach and local church choirs will sing.
Register now for this historic celebration!
Minnesota Orchestra – New Reformation Symphony
In 1830, Felix Mendelssohn composed the Reformation Symphony to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Augsburg Confession. Now a “New Reformation Symphony” has been commissioned to honor the 500th anniversary of Luther posting the 95 Theses.
The Minnesota Orchestra will premiere this New Reformation Symphony November 3-5. The performance will feature Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony during the first half, followed by the new Reformation Symphony by Sebastian Currier in the second half of the concert. You don't want to miss this special musical event!
Visit www.minnesotaorchestra.org for more information.