The grand St. Matthew Passion Friday, March 27 at 7:00 PM and Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 PM at First Lutheran Church in Duluth--1100 East Superior St. Tickets to be purchased through the UMD box office at St Matthew Tickets
Come spend the Day in between the concerts with two special Guests:
St. Matthew Symposium Saturday, March 28, 2015
First Lutheran Church, Duluth 1100 Superior St. 9:30AM-3:00PM
Cost: $35 for half day plus lunch $50 for full day plus lunch
Dr. Timothy Stalter, Evangelist Dr. Martin Marty, Church Historian
|Timothy Stalter is Director of Choral Activities at the University of Iowa |
where he conducts the premier choral ensemble, Kantorei, The University of Iowa University Choir, teaches graduate advanced conducting, and oversees the graduate program in choral conducting and pedagogy.In addition to conducting and teaching choral music, Dr. Stalter is active as a tenor soloist in the United Statesand abroad, specializing in music of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical periods. He is widely known for his performances as the Evangelist in the Passions of J.S. Bach and Heinrich Schütz. Among his credits are appearances as tenor soloist with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra,
the North Carolina Symphony, the Robert Shaw Festival Singers in France, the Robert Shaw Chamber Choir in Atlanta, the Classical Music Seminar and Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria, and the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival.
|Martin Marty taught in the University of Chicago Divinity School, the Department of History, and the Committee on the History of Culture from 1963-1998. He focused chiefly on late eighteenth and twentieth century American religious history in the context of "Atlantic Culture." An ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Professor Marty put considerable effort into the Master of Divinity Program at the Divinity School. His six-year "Fundamentalism Project" for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1988-1994) led him to enlarge his focus to global inter-religious concerns. Author of more than 60 books. |
Among them are are Righteous Empire, for which he won the National Book Award; the three-volume Modern American Religion; The One and the Many: America’s Search for the Common Good; The Mystery of the Child; Building Cultures of Trust; The Christian World: A Global History; Martin Luther (in the “Penguin Lives” series); and Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Letters and Papers from Prison: A Biography. He has also collaborated with photographer Micah Marty in producing Places Along the Way; Our Hope for Years to Come; The Promise of Winter; and When True Simplicity Is Gained.