Augustana Christmas Vespers

Christmas Vespers 2017

"The Adoration of the Shepherds," by Anton Raphael Mengs. © Museo Nacional del Prado (Spain - Madrid).

Event Details


Date: December 1 - December 15, 2017

Location: Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls | St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota

Ticket Info: For all performances, tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for students. Purchase online or call 605.274.5320

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As part of Christmas at Augustana, Augustana Performing and Visual Arts presents Christmas Vespers 2017, a celebration of the birth of Christ featuring Augustana’s four choirs and the orchestra, Dec. 1-3 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls and on Friday, Dec. 15, at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minnesota.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for seniors (65+), and $10 for students K-12 and Augie students with an ID. Buy Tickets.

Sioux Falls Vespers Performance Dates and Times are:

  • 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1
  • 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3

Dr. Paul Nesheim directs The Augustana Choir and Chamber Choir. The orchestra is led by Dr. Peter Folliard, and Dr. Lisa Grevlos and Dr. Russell Svenningsen direct Angelus and the University Chorale. Dr. Christopher Unger directs the brass ensemble.

CDs of Performances

If you missed Vespers last year, or want to get in the Christmas mood before this year's event, order the CD recording of the 2016 Vespers program "Welcome All Wonders." Recorded live at Our Savior's Lutheran Church on Dec. 3, this wonderful recording is available now for $20 (includes postage). Limited quantities of the 2014 and 2012 performances are also available.