This week’s featured concerts:
Jan. 30 — The early music specialists of Pacific Musicworks join forces with the University of Washington Symphony for an evening of music by Haydn, C.P.E. Bach, and Gabrielli.
Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 — Seattle Symphony celebrates the 20th and 21st centuries with music by Shostakovich and John Adams, including Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with guest soloist Alexander Melnikov.
Jan. 31 – Feb. 1 — The singers of the Byrd Ensemble perform contemporary choral works inspired by all things spiritual and mystical. Their program features pieces by Arvo Pärt, Peter Hallock, and others.
Jan. 31 – Feb. 2 — The musicians of the Racer Sessions commemorate four years of improvised music and performance with Cry & Roar IV, a weekend-long festival.
Jan. 31 – Feb. 9 — Tchaikovsky’s music comes to life in Pacific Northwest Ballet‘s production of the fairy-tale favorite Sleeping Beauty, just in time for Valentine’s Day.