Beethoven Returns


Beethoven Cycle Concerts
Part 2

Sundin Music Hall

Concert 4 - Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 @ 7:30pm


Pre Concert talk by Mark Mazullo

6:45 PM -  Prof. Mark Mazullo of Macalester College returns to give a Pre Concert talk to open Part 2 of the Cycle. 


Quartet in E-Flat major, Op. 127

Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1

Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2, “Razumovsky”

Concert 5 - Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022 @ 7:30pm


Post Concert good cheer

Join Artaria after the concert for lively discussion and good cheer at W. A. Frost restaurant on Selby Ave in St. Paul. If you want a great glass of wine in a classic spot, their wine cellar boasts one of the most robust wine lists available in the Twin Cities. Beethoven would approve!

Quartet in A major, Op. 18, No. 5

Quartet in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4

Quartet in A minor, Op. 132

Concert 6 - Friday, Mar. 18, 2022 @ 7:30pm


Post Concert Reception

Post Concert celebration in the Lobby with the ASQ. Celebrate the end of the Artaria Beethoven Cycle journey with sumptuous desserts and cake from the Farina Baking Company.
The Twin Cities' premier caterer, Farina specializes in stunning custom cakes and dessert displays, delivering a sweet, elegant, and flavorful experience.

Quartet in F major, Op. 59, No. 1, “Razumovsky”

Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 130

Grosse Fuge, Op. 133


Beethoven Cycle - Northfield, MN

Urness Recital Hall, St. Olaf College

Concert 4 - Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 @ 7pm

7:15PM - Professor Nancy November of the University of Auckland returns for a pre-concert talk via video stream to introduce Part 2 of the Cycle. 

Concert 5 - Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 @ 7pm

7:30 PM - Elwyn Alexander Fraser, Jr. returns to his alma mater to read the letters of Beethoven, illuminating him as a person. Fraser is a natural baritone who has has lent his dynamic speaking voice to thousands across venues spanning from Ireland to London and from Orchestra Hall to Carnegie Hall.

Concert 6 - Monday, Mar. 14, 2022 @ 7pm

Post Concert Celebration with the Artaria String Quartet. Enjoy freshly baked cake and wish Beethoven a belated happy 250th.


Beethoven Cycle - La Crosse, WI

Nola Starling Recital Hall, Viterbo University

Tickets at Viterbo Box Office: 608-796-3100

Concert 4 - Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 @ 3pm

2:00PM Pre- Concert Talk with Dr. Michael Mader, MD of OB/GYN  the Gundersen Clinic in La Crosse, WI for 32 years. Dr. Mader has a special interest in the physical effects of hearing loss and how it affects those who suffer from the ailment, in particular Beethoven's own internal struggle. 

Concert 5 - Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022 @ 3pm

2:00PM Pre-Concert "Arts in Context" Presentation with Viterbo University music history students. Under the guidance of Dr. Mary Ellen Haupert, students return to discuss the relevance and importance of the ASQBTHVN2020 project for them as emerging arts advocates.  Program details and biographical information will provide the framework for each discussion.

Concert 6 - Sunday, Mar. 20, 2022 @ 3pm Post Concert Q & A with Artaria String Quartet onstage. Engage with the Quartet about their journey with Beethoven's String Quartets in preparation for the Cycle.