The Live Music Project and Second Inversion are curating a monthly calendar of contemporary classical, cross-genre, and new composed music in Seattle, Eastside, and Tacoma.
This music is the cutting edge of classical composition and improvisation, and we invite you to check it out!
Keep an eye out for this flyer at concerts, coffee shops, and online. Feel free to share, download, and distribute it too!
More information about this month’s new-music performances:
A weekly showcase of original music with a jam session based
on the concepts in the opening presentation.
Every Sunday, 8-10pm, Cafe Racer | FREE
Wayward Music Series
Concerts of contemporary composition, free improvisation,
electronic/electroacoustic music, & more.
Various days, 7:30/8pm, Good Shepherd Chapel | $5-$15
Kaley Lane Eaton: ANIMAL
A psychedelic, post-minimalist kaleidoscope of recent work, dancing the tension lines between body, mind, instrument, & computer.
Fri, 4/1, 8pm, Good Shepherd Chapel | $5-$15
Second Inversion Presents: SRO Quintet
The Seattle Rock Orchestra Quintet transforms popular song into art song with Radiohead, Bjork, and original emotional chamber works.
Sat, 4/9, 8pm, Resonance at SOMA Towers, Bellevue | $25
Seattle Modern Orchestra: Musica Electronica
Three electronic works from three generations, including works by Berio and Saariaho, and a world premiere by Ewa Trębacz.
Sat, 4/9, 8pm, Good Shepherd Chapel | $10-$20
Cornish Presents: A Tribute to Janice Giteck
Cornish celebrates the teaching career of Janice Giteck with a concert of her music performed by long-time friends & former students.
Tues, 4/12, 8pm, PONCHO Hall | $5-$10
Seattle Symphony: Silvestrov U.S. premiere
Guest conductor Mikhail Tatarnikov leads SSO in the U.S. premiere of Silvestrov’s Symphony No. 8.
Thurs, 4/14, 7:30pm, Benaroya Hall | $21-$121
Sat, 4/16, 8pm, Benaroya Hall | $21-$121
This Croatian cello duo breaks down boundaries between genres, equally comfortable playing Bach or rocking out to AC/DC.
Sun, 4/17, 7pm, McCaw Hall | $36.50-$56.50 (+ fees)
Cornish Presents: Friction Quartet
This San Francisco quartet has a reputation for edgy programming and exhilarating performance of contemporary string quartets.
Thurs, 4/21, 8pm, PONCHO Hall | $10-$20
(re)MOVE: Back Toward Again the (re)TURN Facing
This evening of dance & live music (by Horvitz, Owcharuk & Omdal) ventures into personal & feminist injustices of earth & the female body.
Fri, 4/22, 7:30pm & Sat, 4/23, 7:30pm, Velocity Dance Center | $15-$50
Sun, 4/24, 6:30pm, Velocity Dance Center | $15-$50
Philharmonia Northwest: The New World
Featuring a world premiere by David Schneider that illuminates new forms of communication between computer and orchestra.
Sun, 4/24, 2:30pm, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church | $15-$20
Music of Today: The Music of Harry Partch
This performance of music by Harry Partch features the composer’s collection of handmade instruments, housed at the School of Music.
Tues, 4/26, 7:30pm, Meany Theater | $10-$15
Soundscapes from a 5-octave marimba, with intimate vocals, backing electronics, stream-of-consciousness thoughts ideal for closed eyes.
Tues, 4/23, 8pm, Good Shepherd Chapel | $5-$15
UW Guest Artist Concert: Decoda
This Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall presents fresh insights into works both new & old, culminating a week-long residency at UW.
Thurs, 4/28, 7:30pm, Meany Theater | $10-$20
UW World Series: Daedalus Quartet
Daedalus Quartet makes their Seattle premiere with Beethoven quartets and a commissioned work by composer Huck Hodge.
Fri, 4/29, 7:30pm, Meany Theater | $34-$38
NWSO: Johnston, Bassingthwaighte, Dvořák
Join the Northwest Symphony Orchestra for a world premiere flute concerto by Sarah Bassingthwaighte.
Sat, 4/30, 8pm, Highline Performing Arts Center, Burien | $12-$15