Weekly Concert Round-up: March 18 – 24

This week’s featured concerts:

Mar. 21 – 24Pacific Northwest Ballet presents the final weekend of performances of “Modern Masterpieces”, highlighting choreography by George Balanchine, Ulysses Dove, and Twyla Tharp, as well as a new work by PNB’s Paul Gibson. “Modern Masterpieces” features the music of Bach, Mozart, Philip Glass, and Arvo Pärt.

Mar. 23 — Organist Doug Cleveland teams up with the Northwest Chamber Chorus for two major choral works, Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem and Benjamin Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb.

Mar. 23 — The Seattle Baroque Orchestra presents an evening of sonatas and trios by Haydn, performed by fortepianist Byron Schenkman, violinist Ingrid Matthews, and cellist Nathan Whittaker. This concert marks the debut of a newly restored 1799 English fortepiano by Joseph Kirckman.

Mar. 24 — Composer Terry Riley comes to town for a performance of his famous work In C. The concert is part of a community celebration hosted by the Seattle Art Museum in honor of MIRROR, a new art installation gracing the museum’s façade.

Mar. 24 — The Seattle Chinese Orchestra performs at Cornish College of the Arts. The concert highlights traditional and contemporary works from both sides of the Pacific Ocean.

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