August 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Video link: Aliro Voices will host a live remote performance of Michael Maiorana’s new composition Relief, for SATB choir and violin. The performance will be livestreamed on Sunday, August 30th from 7:30–8:00pm central time, followed by a short Q&A. Relief is an 8 movement piece with text from a speech by Harry Hopkins, director […]

Text into Sound

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – * PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE of the start of the concert from 7:00pm to 7:30pm. If you would still like to arrive at 7:00, there will be prelude music before the concert. See you tonight! * Join us December 6th for our 2019 winter concert: Text into Sound. Inspired by a madrigal theme, the […]

Old Tunes in New Bottles

May 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with an afternoon of folk music and cocktails! Hosted by Royal Foundry Craft Spirits, Aliro Voices presents “Old Tunes in New Bottles,” our second program focusing on folk and folk-adjacent music from around the world. Featuring selections by: Betz, Chavarria, Choi, Grainger, Harms, Holst, Lafontant, Larsen, Lyondev, Maiorana, Marrolli, […]

In a Place, Far Off

In a Place, Far Off

December 2, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm – Please join us for our Winter 2018 Concert, “In a Place, Far Off”, featuring this season’s guest artist, marimba player Eri Isomura. Including works by Franz Biebl, Stephen Chatman, Dominick DiOrio, Peter Klatzow, Václav Nelhýbel, and more. The concert will also feature the premiere of our call for scores winner, “Two Cinquains” by Maxwell R. […]

To Be Sung of a Summer Night

June 3, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Join Aliro Voices for our spring concert, “To Be Sung of a Summer Night,” featuring pieces set in the many moods of summer. Including works by Clements, Delius, Elgar, Fishbein, and Rudoi, plus works by choir members Ian A. Cook and Michael Maiorana, and a premiere by Justin Lapierre. Featuring Audrey Slote, cello. The concert will […]


December 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm – Aliro Voices will sing carols from around the world at the Historic Landing in Shakopee.

Journey Home

November 19, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Join Aliro Voices for Journey Home, a concert of travel and belonging. The performance will include music by Estonian composer Pärt Uusberg, German composer Josef Rheinberger, Minnesota composers Libby Larson, Michael Maiorana (Aliro tenor), and Kurt Hattenberger (Aliro director and bass), and others. This performance is free.

Between the Wars

May 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – The Interwar Period (1918–1937) is a fascinating era. The world was grieving after the Great War, yet optimism for the future flourished. It was the time of prohibition, when bootleggers and speakeasies were common, yet just out of sight. There was a proliferation of the arts and a confluence of many different styles and ideas, […]

Lou Harrison’s “La Koro Sutro” with Zeitgeist

Lou Harrison’s “La Koro Sutro” with Zeitgeist

April 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm – On Saturday, April 8, Aliro Voices will join Zeitgeist New Music Ensemble for a collaborative performance of Lou Harrison’s La Koro Sutro. For more information, see Zeitgeist’s website

Old Wine in New Bottles

January 22, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm – On January 22, Aliro Voices will present their winter concert: Old Wine in New Bottles. The performance will feature folk music from all over the world in modern arrangements, including pieces from Finland, Estonia, India, Germany, Ireland, Appalachia, and the African American tradition. The program will include arrangements by singers Michael Betz, Kurt Hattenberger, and […]