Personal Summary / Bio
The Lyra Baroque Orchestra is a nonprofit baroque ensemble, based in St. Paul, Minnesota, that has been performing regionally and internationally since 1985. Lyra presents historically informed, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century musical performances to diverse audiences, playing on period instruments to provide a unique musical experience.
Lyra has expanded its reach to include concerts in Spain, collaborations with numerous acclaimed local and international guest artists, and educational programs for children and adults.
Lyra's mission is to present engaging performances of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century music on period instruments, to inspire future generations of musicians, and to foster the development of the Twin Cities as an early music hub.