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December 2019

Gallery Concerts: Tis the Season! Joyous music for soprano & recorder

Gallery Concerts Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Queen Anne Christian Church (Seattle), Seattle, WA

Celebrate the season of light with spirited music by Baroque and contemporary composers including Georg Philipp Telemann, George Frideric Handel, Henry Purcell, John Christopher, Jerry Herman, and others.

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The Byrd Ensemble & Allegra: Lessons & Carols

The Byrd EnsembleSeattle Girls Choir Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Trinity Parish Church (Seattle), Seattle, WA

David Wilcocks – Once in Royal David’s City
Boris Ord – Adam Lay YBounden
Charles Wood – Ding Dong Merrily on High
Traditional (arr. David Wilcocks) – Sussex Carol
John Tavener – The Lamb
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina – Alma redemptoris mater
John Rutter – What Sweeter Music
Harold Darke – In the Bleak Midwinter
Gustav Holst – Personent Hodie

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Noel! University Presbyterian Church Cathedral Choir Christmas Concert

University Presbyterian Church Chamber OrchestraUniversity Presbyterian Church Cathedral Choir Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | University Presbyterian Church, Seattle, WA

A choral concert featuring J. S. Bach’s Cantata No. 10 and works by Will Todd, J. Edmund Hughes, and others.

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Ladies Musical Club: The Inspiring Words of Emily Dickinson

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm | University House Wallingford, Seattle, WA

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle presents works by Aaron Copland, André Previn, Ricky Ian Gordan, Libby Larson, and more.

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Brass Band Northwest: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Brass Band Northwest Tuesday, December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Bellevue Presbyterian Church, Bellevue, WA

Join Brass Band Northwest for a concert of light classics and Christmas pops featuring some of your favorite holiday tunes.

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Ladies Musical Club: Jake Heggie; Music for Oboe/Clarinet/Bassoon

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Seattle Public Library – Central Branch, Seattle, WA

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle presents Jake Heggie’s On the Road to Christmas, followed by a program of trios for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon.

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Ravenna String Orchestras: Kalinnikov, Haydn, Warlock

Ravenna String Orchestras Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (Seattle), Seattle, WA

Vasily Kalinnikov – Serenade for String Orchestra
Haigh Marshall – Elegy for Strings
Kirt Mosier – Red Rhythmico
Arthur Foote – Suite for Strings
Joseph Haydn (attributed) – Serenade
Peter Warlock (Philip Heseltine) – Capriol Suite

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$35

Seattle Symphony Presents Cellist Seth Parker Woods in Recital: That Which Is Fundamental

Seth Parker WoodsBonnie Whiting Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Octave 9 at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Anton Lukoszevieze – American Poets and Cello
Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen – Plateaux pour deux for Cello & Percussion
Vinko Globokar – Toucher
Tonia Ko – Hush
Gustavo Tavares – Ladainha
Julius Eastman – The Holy Presence of Joan d’Arc

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$20

High Right Now

Various artistsErin Jorgensen Wednesday, December 11, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | The Chapel at the Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, WA

Programmatic, minimalist music of composers Brian Lawlor and Benjamin Marx, performed by supergroup of local players in an otherworldly, ritualistic environment.

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The Esoterics: Humility – The Wish for Simplicity

The Esoterics Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm | St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church (Seattle), Seattle, WA

Music by Gabriela Lena Frank, Stacy Garrop, Anna-Karin Klockar, David Lang, Forrest Pierce, Sarah Rimkus, Augusta Read Thomas, and Dale Trumbore gives voice to verses from the Bible, a Mohawk prayer, a speech by Chief Joseph (Hinmuuttu Yalatlat) of the Nez Perce, poems by Pablo Antonio Cuandra, Annie Finch, Amy Fleury, and more.

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