Weekly Concert Round-Up: April 22 – 28

This week’s featured concerts:

Apr. 24 — University of Washington piano professor Robin McCabe performs solo piano works by Chopin and Debussy. She’ll be joined onstage by her sister, pianist and Oregon State University professor Rachelle McCabe, for piano duets by Rachmaninoff and others. More info

Apr. 25 & 27 — Superstar violinist Hilary Hahn pays a visit to Benaroya Hall to perform Sibelius’ Violin Concerto with the Seattle Symphony. Also on the program is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 as well as the U.S. premiere of a piece by French composer Pascal Zavaro. More info

Apr. 25 – 27 — The Improvised Music Project brings together UW students and professors for concerts that explore improvisation. Their annual IMPfest features some big names this year, including guitarist Bill Frisell, trumpeter Cuong Vu, and bassist Eric Revis. More info

Apr. 26 — The members of the Seattle Symphony are more than just talented performers — they’re skilled composers as well. Hear world premiere performances of works by symphony musicians at the third installation of “Untitled,” a popular new concert series featuring 20th century and contemporary music. More info

Apr. 27 — Fans of Radiohead, Arcade Fire, and Nirvana may know pianist Christopher O’Riley for his arrangements of their favorite songs. In his new album Shuffle.Play.Listen, O’Riley teams up with cellist Matt Haimovitz for a medley of music from the rock and classical worlds. More info

Apr. 27 — Experience the early music of the Silk Road with a special performance hosted by Baroque Northwest. Performing on a replica of the ancient kudo harp, Tomoko Sugawara will be joined onstage by August Denhard on the oud and lute. More info


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