Weekly Concert Round-up: May 12 – 18

This week’s featured concerts: May 15-17 & 22-24 — Spectrum Dance Theater premieres seven new dance works set to string quartets by American composers, with live music performed by the chamber musicians of Simple Measures. May 16 – 17 — Choral Arts sings folk songs from around … Continue reading

This Month In Seattle: Classical Music Picks For May

Though May is already in full swing, there are still plenty of options for classical music fans looking for live music this month. It’s a busy time of year for Seattle’s classical music community as ensembles and organizations prepare to … Continue reading

Weekly Concert Round-up: May 5 – 11

This week’s featured concerts: May 9 – 11 — Choral ensemble The Esoterics performs music inspired by forests, trees, and flowers. Hear songs from a variety of global traditions, including works that incorporate poetry from Japan, America, and ancient Rome. May 10 — Immerse yourself … Continue reading

Hilary Hahn Shines at UW World Series

A few pieces into violinist Hilary Hahn‘s recital at the University of Washington, my companion leaned over and whispered in amazement, “Her tone is like clarified butter!” Indeed, Hahn’s sound is gloriously full and smooth — anything but gritty. When combined with her exacting … Continue reading