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Benson Great Hall is one of the finest performing arts centers in the St. Paul and Minneapolis area, hosting concerts, performances, conferences, and more. Our comfortable seating, excellent acoustics, and friendly staff make it the perfect venue to take in a concert or event.

Upcoming Events

FEB 2 2017

The Music Man

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Performed February 2-5. The classic, award-winning musical is a great show for the whole family to brighten the winter doldrums!

FEB 9 2017

Eastside Band Festival

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Mounds View Schools Event

FEB 10 2017

CAS Nursing White Coat Ceremony

4 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Celebrate with sophomores who will be receiving their white coat and be accepted into the Undergrad Nursing Program

FEB 11 2017

Yinghua Academy Chinese New Year Performance

11:30 a.m. Benson Great Hall

Celebrating the year of the rooster with two performances

FEB 11 2017

Yinghua Academy Chinese New Year Performance

4:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Celebrating the year of the rooster with two performances

FEB 16 2017

Eastside Orchestra Festival

7 p.m.

Mounds View Schools Event

FEB 18 2017

Metropolitan Opera Auditions

Auditions for the Upper Midwest Region

FEB 27 2017

Coon Rapids Band Concert

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

High School Band Concert

MAR 5 2017

MegaRally

6 p.m. Benson Great Hall

An entertaining, encouraging, and challenging evening for junior and senior high students

MAR 6 2017

Irondale Orchestra Concert

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Mounds View Schools Event

MAR 10 2017

Orphei Drängar

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

This world-class, 80-voice Swedish men’s chorus, led by Robert Sund, will feature Swedish mezzo-soprano Katija Dragojevics.

MAR 21 2017

Stephen Self, organ

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Professor of Music Stephen Self will open up the mighty Blackinton in a program of organ classics.

MAR 24 2017

Wind Symphony Home Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Wind Symphony under conductor Steven Thompson will conclude their 2017 Spring Tour with a concert in Benson Great Hall.

MAR 25 2017

Bethel Choir Home Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Bethel Choir under conductor Gene Peterson will conclude their 2017 Spring Tour with a concert in Benson Great Hall.

MAR 26 2017

The United States Navy Concert Band

3 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections, orchestral transcriptions and modern wind ensemble repertoire

APR 6 2017

Chamber Orchestra Home Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The Chamber Orchestra under conductor Steven Thompson will conclude their 2017 Spring Tour with a concert in Benson Great Hall.

APR 9 2017

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

2 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Chaconne: A Baroque Fantasy

APR 29 2017

Great Northern Union Chorus

7 p.m. Benson Great Hall

Spring Concert

MAY 2 2017

Philharmonic Orchestra Spring Concert

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

A concert of orchestral favorites conducted by Steven Thompson

MAY 5 2017

Jazz in the Great Hall

7:30 p.m. Benson Great Hall

The 5:40 Jazz Orchestra will present a program of classic jazz tunes directed by Jason Harms.