This week’s featured concerts:
May 30, Jun. 1 & 2 — Violinist Alina Ibragimova joins the Seattle Symphony for Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major. Dvořák’s Symphony No. 6 and Smetana’s Wallenstein’s Camp round out the program.
May 31 — Throw back a cold one while enjoying the music of 20th century Italian composer Luciano Berio. The University of Washington’s Inverted Space Ensemble presents “Beerio”, an evening of beer and Berio’s Sequenzas, at the University District’s Solstice Cafe.
May 31 – Jun. 9 — Pacific Northwest Ballet debuts a new work by choreographer Christopher Wheeldon at their annual “Director’s Choice” production. The world premiere is accompanied by two George Balanchine favorites, “Agon” and “Diamonds”.
Jun. 1 — All the world’s a stage in “Music in Space”, Seattle Modern Orchestra‘s final concert of the 2012-13 season. The program features works by György Kurtág, Iannis Xenakis, and SMO co-founder Jérémy Jolley that play with dynamic staging, exploring how movement of the performers throughout the concert space affects musical sound.
Jun. 2 — Experience keyboard fireworks for four hands at the latest installment of the Nordic Heritage Museum‘s “Mostly Nordic” concert series. Norwegian pianist Inger-Kristine Riber will be joined by Italian pianist Georgia Alessandra Brustia for a program of piano duets.