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Rental Partner: Seattle Festival Orchestra presents

Ephemeral Bloom

Celebrating Spring

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Date:
Sunday, May 19
Time:
2:00 pm PDT
Cost:
$5 - $20

Venue

The Great Hall
1119 Eighth Avenue (enter on Eighth Avenue)
Seattle, 98101 United States
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Organizer

Seattle Festival Orchestra

Email
info@seattlefestivalorchestra.org
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Presented by Seattle Festival Orchestra. For questions about this event, please contact Seattle Festival Orchestra at info@seattlefestivalorchestra.org.

A close-up shot of a blooming pink flower with the Seattle Festival Orchestra logo.
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Ephemeral Bloom is a new work by composer Yifeng Yvonne Yuan, inspired by the fleeting life and death of a magnolia flower at midnight. In just one night, the buds awake with the arrival of the spring breeze, and after a gentle drizzle, they vanish without a trace. Yvonne draws inspiration from the sound of nature and the ritualistic practice of humans before language was invented. Seattle Festival Orchestra presents their final concert of the season opening with Ephemeral Bloom, followed by Seattle youth soloist Eric Schindler playing Elgar’s challenging Cello Concerto and Johannes Brahm’s enigmatic Symphony No 3. The orchestra will be led by music director and conductor Bobby Collins.

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Seattle Festival Orchestra is an all-volunteer community orchestra that presents concerts to delight and engage a 21st century audience. With diverse programming, SFO creates space for its audience to experience catharsis in the wide range of emotions available in orchestra music, to feel with our musicians the joy, sorrow, wonder and ecstasy of our art.

Yifeng Yvonne Yuan converts the frequency of herself losing socks into the frequency of the pitches; she weighs raindrops to decide the weight of her noteheads. She is a composer, performer, and media artist, born and raised in China, and currently lives between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student in music composition and a master’s student in Media Art and Technology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Yvonne draws inspiration from the sound of nature and the ritualistic practice of humans before language was invented. She composes for orchestra, and chamber ensembles, and is an avid electronic/computer music enthusiast.


Presented by Seattle Festival Orchestra. For questions about this event, please contact Seattle Festival Orchestra at info@seattlefestivalorchestra.org.

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