Hollow Earth Radio and Nonsequitur bring trio improvisation to the Chapel
In improvisation, duos are a sort of conversation. Big bands are something like a game of follow the leader. In a sense, improvising trios are a combination of both. They retain much of the conversational intimacy of a duo through a kind of shared leadership of conversation that rarely if ever occurs in the classic quintet format, or even in the quartet. Many things can happen in trios that would be virtually impossible in another format.
Seattle Chamber Players sail their Icebreaker around the Mediterranean
Among Elena Dubinets’ many brilliant ideas is her vision of a showcase of new music from around the world, where audiences could meet and discuss the music with the actual composers themselves. That brilliant idea that has become the Icebreaker series, which has moved from Russia through the Baltic, across land to the Caucasus and America and now, this year, to the Mediterranean.
Jorgensen | Fisk’s Redemption at On the Boards: Jungian Struggles In A-Minor
For the second weekend in a row, José Amador compels you to visit On the Boards to witness its current production, and supplies musical annotations to help you familiarize with the elements invoked by it.
Day of Remembrance 2012 Taiko Festival
In honor of Japanese American Day of Remembrance and the 70th anniversary signing of Executive Order 9066, the Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee, Friends of Minidoka, and Seattle University are proud to present this year’s Day of Remembrance Taiko Festival 2012. Seven taiko (Japanese drumming) groups are performing.
Friday’s Performance by Sounds Major Has Seattle Audiophiles Cheering
If you’ve been waiting to see what two of Seattle’s most talented musicians can do when they combine their powers (for good, of…
Heralding A New Day In Seattle Commentary
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Pali Chant Suite: For Strings and Thai Yoga
This 70-minute class includes a 10-minute introduction, a 50-minute piece performed by three violinists, percussionist, and backing track, while two yogis lead the class in thai yoga, a 2500 year-old sequence of simple healing poses.
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