Wed 6/21, 2017, 7:30pm
Town Music
Every New Beginning

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“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end,” wrote the Roman philosopher Seneca. As this Town Music season comes to an end—and the Great Hall prepares for its monumental renovation—artistic director Joshua Roman celebrates the future with works by a diverse group of living (and thriving) composers. Come hear this generation’s most colorful and luxurious music for strings, including a fanciful tribute to Haydn by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw and the world premiere of a newly commissioned score with elements of jazz from Gregg Kallor. For the members of the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra taking the stage alongside mentors, this program is proof positive that their chosen art form is more vibrant and open than they might ever have imagined.

Caroline Shaw, Entr’acte
Reena Esmail, Teen Murti
Gregg Kallor, A Mouthful of Forevers, world premiere performance


Osvaldo Golijov, Last Round
Christopher Theofanidis, Visions and Miracles
Jessie Montgomery, Starburst

Violin: Mae Lin, Mikhail Shmidt, Brittany Boulding, Eric Rynes
Viola: Seth May-Patterson, Heather Bentley
Cello: Eric Han, Nathan Chan
Bass: Travis Gore

Presented by: Town Hall as part of the Town Music series, curated by Joshua Roman.

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Series supported by:

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The Horizons Foundation, Nesholm Family Foundation, Tagney Jones Family Fund, Town Music Aficionados, and Town Music Leadership Donors

Series media sponsorship provided by:

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