Art Project Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,586
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Lyric Opera of the North
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
October 2017
End Date
December 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2017 Regular Session, chapter 91, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access ACHF Arts Education ACHF Cultural Heritage

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,586
Other Funds Leveraged
$90,864
Direct expenses
$94,450
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Lyric Opera of the North will stage J.S. Bach's oratorio, Saint John Passion, as if it were an opera. Professional soloists and orchestra will be joined on stage by special guests Twin Ports Choral Project, as the "acting" or "opera" chorus. On risers behind the orchestra will be the LOON chorus, joined by choral singers from throughout the region. Our over-arching goal is to provide world-class opera, telling stories in a way that is unique to this art form. We believe that Bach's piece deserves operatic t

Source of Additional Funds

Other,local or private

Project Overview

Art Project Grant

Project Details

Bach Saint John Passion

Project Manager
First Name
Sarah
Last Name
Lawrence
Organization Name
Lyric Opera of the North
Street Address
PO Box 462
City
Duluth
State
MN
Zip Code
55801
Phone
(218) 464-0922
Email
sarah@loonopera.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Moira Villiard: visual artist, Cultural Programming Coordinator at American Indian Community Housing Organization; Jeanne Doty: Retired Associate Professor UMD Music, pianist; Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Margaret Holmes: visual artist, poet, and former Children's Theatre employee; Tammy Mattonen: visual artists, co-founder of Crescendo Youth Orchestra; Kayla Schubert: Native American craft artist, writer, employee at MacRostie Art Center.

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

Adam Guggemos: graphic designer, art events promoter; Michelle Ronning: jewelry designer and maker; Tara Makinen: Executive Director of Itasca Orchestra and Strings, musician; Moira Villiard: visual artist, Cultural Programming Coordinator at American Indian Community Housing Organization; Jeanne Doty: Retired Associate Professor UMD Music, pianist; Amber Burns: choreographer, dancer, actor, middle school art teacher; Margaret Holmes: visual artist, poet, and former Children's Theatre employee; Tammy Mattonen: visual artists, co-founder of Crescendo Youth Orchestra; Kayla Schubert: Native American craft artist, writer, employee at MacRostie Art Center.

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No