Weekly Concert Round-Up: April 29 – May 5

This week’s featured concerts:

Apr. 29 — A noted expert in modern music, pianist Stephen Drury performs a benefit concert for the Seattle Modern Orchestra. Drury’s recital features virtuosic works for solo piano including John Cage’s Etudes Australes and Charles Ives’ Concord Sonata. More info

May 2 – 4 — The Seattle Symphony pays tribute to the masters of the Classical Era with a program of favorites by Mozart and Haydn, including the latter’s “Little Organ Mass”. French hornist John Cerminaro will join the orchestra for Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major. More info

May 3 — The Oregon Symphony rolls into town for a performance at Benaroya Hall. Our orchestral neighbors from the south will perform a musical potpourri that includes works by Schubert, Ravel, Weill, and Thai composer Narong Prangcharoen. More info

May 3 — Celebrate Bach’s great works for organ in the soaring expanse of St. Mark’s Cathedral. Christa Rakich, chair of the organ department at New England Conservatory, performs an all-Bach program on St. Mark’s stunning Flentrop organ. More info

May 4 – 18 — Full of psychological tension and emotional nuance, Puccini’s Suor Angelica (“Sister Angelica”) and Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine (“The Human Voice”) arrive at Seattle Opera as a double-bill. Often performed together, these short operas share similar themes of loss and redemption. More info

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