Tickets for Season 20!
Single tickets for all Subscription Series events are now available. Order here and don’t miss a beat!
Subscription Series Events
My Soul’s Repose
Saturday, March 23, 2024 – 7:30 PM, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Minneapolis
Sunday, March 24, 2024 – 3:00 PM, House of Hope, St. Paul
Herbert Howells composed his tender, moving Requiem in memory of his young son, Michael, drawing from the Psalms and other liturgical texts. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw also drew inspiration from the Psalms for her and the swallow, showcasing her outstanding choral imagination. A world premiere work commissioned for The Singers’ anniversary season composed by John Muehleisen will feature a new text by our dear friend Brian Newhouse. We promise this concert will be the perfect balm and mid-winter respite! ORDER TICKETS HERE
Windows and Mirrors: 20th Anniversary Finale
Sunday, May 5, 2024 – 3:00 PM, St. Andrew’s Lutheran, Mahtomedi
Windows allow us to gaze toward new horizons, most evident by a world premiere commission from Aaron David Miller – one of our favorite collaborators! Mirrors allow us to look inward and thank those who have made 20 years possible – and we honor them with The Singers Alumni Choir, performing a set of music by some of our dearest composer friends. Other celebratory works and surprises bring to close our remarkable 20th anniversary season – don’t miss a beat! ORDER TICKETS HERE
The Singers’ season also includes these non-subscription events:
Handel’s Messiah with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
December 14-17, 2023, Basilica of St. Mary and the Ordway Performance Center
The Singers partner again with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra on Handel’s beloved masterpiece at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis and the Ordway Performance Hall in Saint Paul. This year’s performance is led by Dmitiry Sinkovsky. Tickets at www.thespco.org.
Community Sing 2: The Justice Choir Songbook
Sunday, January 28, 2024 – 2:00 PM, House of Hope, St. Paul
The Justice Choir organization builds awareness of social, environmental, and racial justice and elevates these topics through singing. On the eve of Black History Month, join The Singers for a 60-minute sharing of the Justice Choir Songbook, including stirring songs by Melanie DeMore, Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, Abbie Betinis, and others. FREE EVENT!
Sunday, February 25, 2024, 4:00 PM, Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
Twin brothers and conductors Matthew and Michael Culloton bring their two choirs together for a concert that celebrates mentors, great choral works, and the meaningfulness of singing communities. Tickets available at the door and by ordering here.
PREVIOUS SEASON EVENTS
The Singers’ Choice Concert: An Anniversary Celebration [concluded]
Sunday, October 15, 2023 – 3:00 PM, House of Hope, St. Paul
The Singers launches its 20th Anniversary Season by honoring the artists in the choir and turning over the programming to them! Asked to select their favorite works, members have pored over the first two decade’s worth of concerts and have chosen moments from Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil (Vespers), Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles, and American folk settings composed for The Singers by Abbie Betinis, Jocelyn Hagen, and Matthew Culloton. Other musical surprises will certainly be a part of this engaging kick-off concert!
Community Sing 1: Craig Hella Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard [concluded]
Sunday, October 29, 2023 – 2:00 PM, House of Hope, St. Paul
We mark the somber 25th anniversary of Matthew Shepard’s murder by sharing an afternoon of singing excerpts from this landmark work. We sing to remember all those who have lost their lives, faced threats or harassment, and those who need our lifting up as the LGBTQ community and its allies fight for equality and fairness today more than ever. FREE EVENT!
What Sweeter Music: Christmas with The Singers [concluded]
Sunday, December 3, 2023 – 3:00 PM, Westwood Lutheran, St. Louis Park
Saturday, December 9, 2023 – 7:30 PM, Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Minneapolis
Sunday, December 10, 2023 – 2:00 PM, Nativity of Our Lord, St. Paul
In honor of our loyal audience, we turned programming over to you – over 350 ballots were submitted! The top eight carols selected will open and close the concert, paired with other Christmas work by B.E. Boykin, Stephen Paulus, and Rosephanye Powell. Harpist Min Kim joins The Singers as together we embrace a festive holiday season.
ABOUT THE SINGERS
The Singers – Minnesota Choral Artists and Artistic Director Matthew Culloton have shared their inspiring artistry and community impacts through remarkable performances for twenty years. Audiences have come to recognize their peerless singing, vocal flexibility between musical styles, their commitment to ensemble singing, and their willingness to sing music that speaks to a changing world.
The Singers, founded in 2004, are a 40-voice professional choral ensemble based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Singers deliver compelling and thought-provoking performances and educational opportunities that can bridge cultural differences and invite appreciation of the choral art. The core values that guide the organization as it brings this mission to life are Respect & Openness, Courage, Collaboration, Excellence, and Passion.