Birthplace of the Apollo Club 1895
Birthplace of the Apollo Club. Home of Col. Charles McC. Reeve on the south shore of Lake Harriet, Minneapolis. (1895)
Lyceum Theater 1896
Lyceum Theater in 1896 where the Apollo Club held its first public concert. The Lyceum Theater was home for the Apollo Club for over 50 years! (1896)
Program for first public concert, April 13, 1896
Concert program for the first public concert of the Apollo Club at the Lyceum Theater (1896)
Apollo Club at Lyceum Theater in 1914
Early years of the Apollo Club were at the Lyceum Theater under the direction of Hal S. Woodruff. (1914)
The Apollo Club in 1920
The Apollo Club in 1920, with Hal S. Woodruff, conductor & William Rhys Herbert, accompanist.
Grand opening of Minneapolis Auditorium 1927
Grand opening of the Minneapolis Auditorium on April 1. The Apollo Club and the Minneapolis Symphony performed "Frithof" by Max Bruch. (1927)
The Apollo Club with Wm MacPhail, conductor, 1931
The Apollo Club & William MacPhail, conductor. William MacPhail is the founder of the MacPhail School of Music. (1931)
The Apollo Club serenaded Met Opera soprano Helen Jepson in 1941
Helen Jepson, Metropolitan Opera soprano, was serenaded by one hundred Apollo Club members. (1941)
Apollo with C. Wesley Anderson, conductor, 1950
Apollo & C. Wesley Anderson, conductor (1950)
Apollo recording for Minnesota Centennial in 1958
Apollo recording in celebration of the State of Minnesota Centennial. (1958)
At the Brussels World's Fair in 1958
Apollo performs an impromptu concert on the front steps of the American Pavilion at the Brussels World's Fair—aka Expo 58. (1958)
Apollo at the Walker Art Center in 1969
Apollo performs at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. (1969)
Apollo performs with the Golden Harps, 1973
Apollo performs with the Golden Harps: Lorraine Wiklander, Mary Wiklander, Kitty Elisason, and Anne Ransom (1973)
Apollo Club 80th Anniversary at Orchestra Hall, 1975
Apollo Club 80th Anniversary at Orchestra Hall with Raymond Cutting, conductor & Jerome Brakke and Ann Codding Olson, accompanists. (1975)
Apollo Club at Orchestra Hall, 1987
Apollo at Orchestra Hall under the direction of Roger S. Hoel with member Willie Hale as soloist. (1987)
Apollo at Ted Mann Concert Hall, 1993
Apollo at the University of Minnesota's Ted Mann Concert Hall (1993)
Competing at the Eisteddfod Choral Festival, 2000
The Apollo Male Chorus competes for the 2nd time at—what many consider the Olympics of choral competition—the Eisteddfod Choral Festival in Llangollen, Wales. (2000)
Apollo traveled to Newfoundland in 2005
Apollo traveled to Newfoundland for "Festival 500" (2005)
Awaiting the opening ceremonies in St. John's, Newfoundland, 2005
Apollo members and traveling companions await the opening ceremonies of "Festival 500" in St. John's, Newfoundland. (2005)
Performing in St. John's, Newfoundland, 2005
Apollo performs with several international choirs at "Festival 500" in St. John's, Newfoundland. (2005)
Kayaking in Newfoundland, 2005
Kayaking in Newfoundland (Apollo + groupies) (2005)
At a shopping mall in St. John's, Newfoundland, 2005
Apollo performs for shoppers at a local mall in St. Johns. (2005)
Performing in Hopkins, Minnesota, 2007
Apollo performs at the Hopkins High School Performing Arts Center. (2007)
Apollo at Carnegie Hall, 2014
Carnegie Artists (2014)
Outside of Carnegie Hall, 2014
Outside of Carnegie Hall (2014)
Just across from Carnegie Hall, 2014
Apollo Club outside the Carnegie Deli - just across the street from Carnegie Hall. Done with dress rehearsal, ready to go on stage. (2014)
Singing in Carnegie Hall, 2014
Singing in Carnegie Hall - 207 men with a full orchestra (2014)
Apollo appoints a new artistic director, 2017.
The Apollo Club is now under the artistic direction of Dr. Aaron Humble.
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And/or come to our
2019 Holiday Concert
on this date:
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019
3:30 pm. Location to be announced.
A social and fundraising event, occurring after our Summer Sing.
Times and places to be announced.
Save the date for this special Apollo event! Time and place to be announced.
Save the date (February 14, of course) for this special Apollo event. Time and place to be announced.
Because we love to sing.
Time and place to be announced.
The Apollo Male Chorus has once again been asked to sing at this popular, free outdoor festival. We will perform at 1:15 pm and again at 2:15 pm, with a 30 minute break between sets.
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