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Classics in the Great Hall
Date Friday, May 12, 2023
7:30 p.m.
Location Benson Great Hall - View maps and directions
Bethel University
3900 Bethel Dr St Paul MN 55112
Instructions for GuestsPark in the West Lot. 
CostAdult $18; BU Employee $15; Student (K-college) $5; BU Student free with ID at the door
Ticketing Purchase general admission tickets online at tickets.bethel.edu or call the Ticket Office at 651.638.6333. Buy Tickets

Event Description

We hope you’ll join us for Classics in the Great Hall, featuring performances by the Wind Symphony, student Concerto-Aria Competition Winners, and the Bethel Festival Choir and Orchestra which will present R. Nathaniel Dett’s oratorio, “The Ordering of Moses.”

This performance of “The Ordering of Moses” will be the Minnesota premiere of the work and feature four professional guest soloists singing the parts of the Biblical characters in this glorious story of redemption as Moses leads God’s people out of captivity and towards the promised land.

Join us early at 6:30 p.m. for a pre-concert talk about the oratorio by G. Phillip Shoultz, III, Associate Artistic Conductor of VocalEssence.


Wind Symphony - Steven Thompson, conductor
Awayday | Adam Gorb
Musica Ignota | Ingrid Stölzel
In Loving Color | Katahj Copley

Concerto-Aria Competition Winner, 2nd Place - Sabrina Mecicar, piano
I. Allegro appassionato from Piano Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 40 | Felix Mendelssohn

Concerto-Aria Competition Winner, 1st Place - Cadie Logston, soprano
Quando m’en vo from La Bohème | Giacomo Puccini

Festival Choir, Orchestra, and Soloists - Merrin Guice Gill, conductor
The Ordering of Moses | R. Nathaniel Dett


Contact the Bethel Ticket Office at 651.638.6333 or email ticket-office@bethel.edu