Bjorklunden of Door County Hosts Free Concerts

Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden will host three free concerts during the month of November.

On Sunday, November 2 at 1:30 pm, Anthony Padilla’s Keyboard studio will hold a recital, celebrating the birthday centennial of French composer Olivier Messiaen.

On Monday, November 3 at 4:30 pm, singers from the studio of Patrice Michaels will present a program of various songs and arias. The 60-minute concert (no intermission) will include English, French, German, Italian and Spanish songs, ranging from familiar melodies to lesser-known masterpieces. The musical selections have diverse origins, from Baroque to Classical, Romantic to Modern, and theatre to Jazz.

On Sunday, November 23 at 1:30 pm, Catherine Kautskey’s piano studio will present “Music and Remembrance: Music as Memory, Homage, and Fond Parody,” featuring a selection of piano works from the last three centuries.

The performances will be held in the serene surroundings of Bjِrklunden’s Vail Hall. Entrance to the Bjِrklunden lodge is located on Highway 57, south of Baileys Harbor, across from Anschutz Plumbing. For more information, call 920.839.2216 or visit