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2017 Don Bushell Concerto Competition
Apply now. Competition date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra is now accepting applications for our 2017 Don Bushell Concerto Competition, to be held on Sunday, April 23rd, at Seattle Pacific University. The competition is open to Washington residents ages 16 and over. Application deadline is March 26, 2017.
Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th Birthday Celebration with Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra
Saturday, February 18, 2017 (7:30 PM), Sunday, February 19, 2017 (2 PM)
The birthday centennial of “The First Lady of Song” takes place in 2017, and SRJO is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the life and artistry of Ella Fitzgerald, whose voice has thrilled audiences around the globe and remains the standard by which all jazz singers are measured.
Free Chamber Music Concert
Feb.18, 2017, 7 pm
free chamber music concert: Saturday, February 18, 2017 7:00 pm, Resonance at SOMA Towers, 288 106th Ave. NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. Antiqua Piano Trio - Katsutoshi Nakamura, violin; Dr. Shiang-Yin Lee, cello; Nobuko Hasegawa, piano. Program: Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Trio No. 6, Opus 97, "Archduke" Antonio Dvorak Piano Trio in E minor, Opus 90, "Dumky"
Sammamish Symphony:
Friday, February 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm
The different instrumental groups of the orchestra are spotlighted in the concert's first half: a fanfare for brass (Dukas), a symphony for wind instruments (Gounod), a delectable suite for strings (Holst), and a remarkable vehicle for solo marimba (Hovhaness). The orchestra is "reassembled" after intermission for Antonin Dvořák's festive and enchanting Symphony No. 6. Matthew Kocmieroski is the virtuoso marimba soloist in Alan Hovhaness' haunting Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints.
Philharmonia Northwest: Children’s Songs
Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm
Join King FM host Lisa Bergman for Prokofiev’s classic Peter and the Wolf, followed by Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite with its charming miniature pieces based on fairy tales. The works will be brought to life by the creative choreography of Dance Fremont.
Saturday, Mar 4, 2017 8:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Des Moines, WA
These one-day workshops are a delightful way for individuals to study a piece of chamber music without a long-term commitment, and/or for pre-formed, ongoing groups to get advice from a coach. Individuals will be sent group placement and music ahead of time to avoid the need to sight-read. Pre-formed groups bring their own music. At the workshop, a coach works with each group; at the end the groups and coaches play informally for each other. Coffee, tea and something tasty are always provided!
'Round Midnight Fundraising Gala
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Step into the historic Sunset Club and be transported to a vintage Downtown Seattle experience. Savor dinner and drinks while you raise funds for the band that has brought transformational musical experiences to music lovers of all ages for over 20 years! Guests will have a chance at fabulous new raffle and silent auction items! Purchase your tickets before February 11 to take to take advantage of the $100 early bird discount ticket price!
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra - Benefit Luncheon
Sun, Mar 12 at 11:30am
Join event host Dave Beck, Classic King FM announcer and SYSO alumnus, at this once-a-year benefit celebrating our students. The Benefit Luncheon will feature an exclusive silent auction and a Raise-the-Paddle opportunity. Proceeds will ensure that all students will continue to have equal access to high quality music education.
Issaquah Philharmonic: Spring Concert
March 13, 2017
The Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a free concert featuring the Oberon Overture, J.S. Bach’s Arioso, Dance of the Comedians by Smetana, Rogers' and Hammerstein's Sound of Music Selections, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 on Monday, March 13th at 7:30pm at Skyline High School located at 1122 228th AVE SE in Sammamish. This is a family friendly event. Children are welcomed.
Harpist Bridget Kibbey with The Sebastians
Harpist Bridget Kibbey with The Sebastians, Mar 17 (Doors 8PM, music 8:15PM). The NY Times declares, "It seems as though Kibbey’s instrument had been waiting for all its life to explore with the gorgeous colors and energetic figures she was getting from it." Collaborating with The Sebastians, a renowned early music quartet, Kibbey curates a special evening of music by JS Bach. Tickets: $45, includes open bar. ORDER TICKETS EARLY – SHOWS SELL OUT!
Eastside Symphony Winter Concert
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 7:30 pm
Redmond Performing Arts Center
Join us as we perform works by Mahler and Handel as well as Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto. With Anastasiya Timofeeva, piano.
An Afternoon of P.D.Q. Bach
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Philharmonia Northwest is honored to present the West Coast premier of Peter Schickele’s latest discovery, PDQ Bach’s Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra, with the noted piano virtuoso Jeffrey Biegel as soloist. The amazing range of PDQ Bach’s talents are celebrated in this festive concert with other humorous works – the tasteful oratorio, The Seasonings, S. 1-˝ tsp, the heart-wrenching Liebeslieder Polkas, and the beloved Eine Kleine NICHTmusik.
InterHarmony International Festival in Acqui Termi, Italy
Summer Session II, July 18-30 - Register NOW
Acqui Termi, Italy
We would like to invite you to come study with us in Italy! We may accept students on behalf of the festival. Activities include two lessons per week with us, ample practice time, some chamber music and orchestra playing. During Session II the festival orchestra will be performing the Brahms Double Concerto with the famous violinist Vadim Repin with cellist Misha Quint. The schedule affords more time for practice and to explore the beautiful northern Italy region.
Sammamish Symphony: Romantic Exotica
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Four composers evoke lands and eras other than their own in this colorful and alluring program. Johann Strauss, Jr. demonstrates his flair for writing music in something other than 3/4 time in his Egyptian March. Camille Saint-Saëns' gifts for beguiling melodies and rich orchestration are amply displayed in the Bacchanale from his opera Samson and Delilah. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's most popular work, the grand symphonic poem Scheherazade, caps this musical voyage to distant realms and times.
In Nature’s Realm
Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2:30 pm
Our season finale is a celebration of beautiful music that takes you to the most amazing landscapes and beyond. Dvorak’s In Nature’s Realm, part of the trilogy of Nature, Life and Love, was considered by the composer to be among his best orchestral works. Mahler’s famous song cycle, Songs of the Wayfarer, describes a young man wounded by unrequited love but finding comfort in nature. Mendelssohn’s third symphony commemorates the magical countryside of Scotland.
The Young Artists Concerto Concert
7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017
The concert is a musical event of the highest caliber and should not be missed by any classical music lover. Concerto Division winners have gone on to study at The Juilliard School, the Curtis Institute, Eastman School of Music and other prestigious schools. The concert is open to the public.
Eastside Symphony Spring Concert
Saturday, May 20, 2017, 7:30 pm
Redmond Performing Arts Center
We close our season with music by Russian composers Bibergan and Tchaikovsky, featuring the ever-popular 1812 Overture, along with a Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras. With Mele Santos, soprano.