This concert of rich and varied music features premieres of new works by each choir level, all celebrating the strength of young women.
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Saturday, June 15, 2013, 1:30 – 3:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $15-$20.
Friday, June 14, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $13-$18.
Of all the cello concertos, Dvorak’s masterpiece stands as the most celebrated and coveted by cellists around the world—including tonight’s soloist, Michael Center. Also on the program: the also-inspiring and ground-breaking Gaelic Symphony by Amy Beach.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $12-$25.
Returning to Town Hall after an explosive May 2011 concert, JACK Quartet (called “viscerally exciting” and “mind-blowingly good”) is dedicated to the commissioning and performance of new works, and this concert features a performance-specific commission by Jefferson Friedman.
Sunday, June 9, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. $13-$18.
This celebration of the music of Franz Schubert features chamber music; songs; and the beloved Shepherd on the Rock for soprano, clarinet, and piano. Pianist Byron Schenkman is joined by soprano Clara Rottsolk, violinist Liza Zurlinden, and clarinetist Sean Osborn.
Saturday, June 8, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free-$18.
The orchestra closes its season at Town Hall with a program including Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80; Berlioz’s Nuits d’Ete, Op. 7, featuring soprano Kimberly Giordano; and selections from Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet.
Sunday, June 2, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $16-$20.
Seattle Jewish Chorale concerts always present stories of encouragement and signs of hope: This year, the choir sings of travel, and of the courage, persistence, and grace it requires.
Saturday, June 1, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $18-$25.
Seattle Peace Chorus’ spring concert features music from Canto General, the epic work for which Chilean poet Pablo Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Charlie Staadecker for Mayor Benefit Concert featuring Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and a Conversation with Gerard Schwarz
Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $50-$700.*
In this benefit for the Charlie Staadecker for Mayor campaign, internationally acclaimed violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and pianist Kimberly Russ of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra perform a recital introduced by SSO Conductor Emeritus Gerard Schwarz, who also talks with Salerno-Sonnenberg regarding her repertoire.
Saturday, May 18, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5-$11.
Under the baton of Alan Shen, this extraordinary all-volunteer orchestra concludes its 2012-13 season at Town Hall with a spring concert featuring music from Fantasia.
Saturday, May 18, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Downstairs at Town Hall; enter on Seneca Street. Free for kids 12 and under/$5 for adults with children/$25 unaccompanied adults.
Originally from Benin, Seattle choreographer Etienne Cakpo’s Gansango Music & Dance draws on the talent of a multicultural group of international dancers and musicians to present traditional and contemporary dance and music from West Africa.