Date: Nov. 22, 2014
For one performance only, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be presenting “The Christmas Attic” on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Over the year, the group’s music has become synonymous with the Christmas season. The rock opera combines the traditional with contemporary with classical music, heavy metal and just about everything else in between. The performance includes giant visuals, lasers, an entire string section and choir. It really has to be seen to be believed.
Date: Nov. 23, 2014
The Cornish College of the Arts is proud to present “The Piano Trio: Classic to Contemporary” featuring the talents of Cristina Valdes (pianist), David Requiro (cellist) and violinist Michael Jinsoo Lim (violinist). The troupe will present music by Beethoven, Brahms, Ives and Garcia on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at the PONCHO Concert Hall.
Date: Nov. 29-30, 2014
Gallery Concerts will present “Trio Capriccioso” for a Thanksgiving treat on November 29 and 30, 2014. The classical chamber music will feature works by Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven and all will be performed with period strings and a replica of an Anton Walter grand fortepiano. Musicians include Adam LaMotte on violin, Nathan Whittaker on violoncello and Tamara Friedman on classical fortepiano.
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Date: Dec. 7, 2014
The University of Washington School of Music’s “Music from the War to End All Wars” is an honoring celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the start of World War I. The presentation will include music that was composed during the Great War while interjecting historical information throughout. Pre-concert lectures by UW scholars Dean Robert Stacey (History), Prof. Ronald Moore (Philosophy) and Prof. Steven Morrison (Music Education) will provide a variety of perspectives as well.
Broadway Performance Hall
Seattle, WA 98112
Date: Dec. 13-14, 2014
Many versions of Handel’s “Messiah” have been performed over the years, but this one presents the oratorio using an orchestra that plucks on the strings of mandolins. Accompanying the orchestra will be soloists Julie Finch, soprano; Elizabeth Peterson, mezzo-soprano; Derek Sellers, tenor; and Gustave Blazek, bass. The unique performance will be one of intimacy rather than the traditional full spectacle.
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