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November 2017

Kairos

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, 7409 Icicle Road,
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States

A concert specially designed for families, this Sunday afternoon event welcomes  kids of all ages to enjoy a great afternoon of  classical chamber music. Carrie and John lead a scavenger hunt around Canyon Wren and the Icicle Creek Practice Huts with their CWU Chamber Ensemble where kids get an opportunity to hear instruments up close and even get to try them.  The concert will include a new Kairos piano trio program with music sure to capture the imaginations of kids…

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SRJO with Wycliffe Gordon: The Art of the Trombone

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033 United States

Affectionately referred to as a “force of nature,” composer and trombonist extraordinaire Wycliffe Gordon joins SRJO for a salute to the great trombonists J.J. Johnson, Sam Nanton, Tommy Dorsey, and more. Gordon is a former member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis Sextet, has been a guest artist on Billy Taylor’s “Jazz at the Kennedy Center” concert series, and featured in the bands of Dizzy Gillespie, Lionel Hampton, Tommy Flanagan, Shirley Horn, Joe Henderson, Eric Reed,…

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South Hill Guitars

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Frye Art Museum Recital Hall, 704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

The Seattle Classic Guitar Society presents classical guitar duo South Hill Guitars in a free concert at the Frye Art Museum. Music by Duarte, Montes, Pujol, Giuliani, and Machado. Saturday, November 11 at 2:00 pm. Free tickets distributed at 1:00 pm at the Frye Auditorium lobby. Guitarists James Reid and John Paul Shields share a love for South American music as well as contemporary compositions and this is reflected in the repertoire of South Hill Guitars.

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The Exterminating Angel – Met: Live in HD

November 18 @ 9:55 am - 12:47 pm
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, 7409 Icicle Road,
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States

The Met presents the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name. Hailed by the New York Times at its 2016 Salzburg Festival premiere as “inventive and audacious … a major event,” The Exterminating Angel is a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera.

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The Early Music Youth Academy presents Bad Kings: Music from Troubled Monarchies

November 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Good Shepherd Chapel, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N,
Seattle, WA 98103 United States

History is full of bad rulers, yet in every age, people have continued making beautiful things. The Early Music Youth Academy, an ensemble of eight young students playing Renaissance consort music on viola da gamba, violin, lute, and harp, is joined by guest soprano Emili Rice in celebrating this musical resilience. You'll hear gorgeous consort music and song from the courts and times -- and even the very pens -- of some of European history's most notoriously wretched monarchs. Alongside…

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Brasil Guitar Duo

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

The Seattle Classic Guitar Society is proud to present award-winning Brazilian guitarists Brasil Guitar Duo on Saturday, November 18, 7:30 pm at Illsley Ball Recital Hall, featuring music by Rameau, Gismonti, Brouwer, Pereira, and more. “It was immediately and consistently evident that the Brasil Guitar Duo works at a high level of musical achievement. Every aspect of their playing was magnificent.” Free Times https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSLsepzaSbc

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“Awesome” the band at Café Nordo

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Café Nordo, 109 South Main Street,
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

"Awesome" reunites once again at Nordo's Culinarium in Pioneer Square for two nights of pre-Thanksgiving musical mischief and performative camaraderie--Tuesday and Wednesday November 21 & 22 at 7pm. Their sold-out 2015 reunion shows at Cafe Nordo featured a setlist comprised mostly of brand new songs, but these shows promise to be a retrospective of band and fan favorites spanning the full catalog, including some rarities and new arrangements of songs from the band's various side projects. As always at Cafe…

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“Awesome” the band at Café Nordo

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Café Nordo, 109 South Main Street,
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

"Awesome" reunites once again at Nordo's Culinarium in Pioneer Square for two nights of pre-Thanksgiving musical mischief and performative camaraderie--Tuesday and Wednesday November 21 & 22 at 7pm. Their sold-out 2015 reunion shows at Cafe Nordo featured a setlist comprised mostly of brand new songs, but these shows promise to be a retrospective of band and fan favorites spanning the full catalog, including some rarities and new arrangements of songs from the band's various side projects. As always at Cafe…

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Mark Olson (The Jayhawks) & Ingunn Ringvold on US Tour in Support of “Spokeswoman of the Bright Sun”

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave NW,
Seattle, WA 98107 United States

Mark Olson surfaced as a songwriter of note when The Jayhawks emerged crossing post-punk with “new” country in a genre we now call ‘Americana’. Olson later formed the much loved Original Harmony Creekdippers along with a caravan of guests who were responsible for a series of truly remarkable albums including My Own Jo Ellen and Mystic Theatre. It could be said Olson’s lo-fi approach spawned a new generation of songwriters such as Iron and Wine, Bon Iver and the like.…

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December 2017

The Miró Quartet

December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
415 Westlake, 415 Westlake Ave N,
Seattle, WA 98109 United States

Vogue classical music shows in the heart of Seattle's South Lake Union feature the highest caliber musicians in a lively, open-bar concert experience. The Miró Quartet – labeled by The New Yorker as “furiously committed” – plays an eclectic evening of string quartets by Haydn, Puts, and Schumann. HAYDN String Quartet in E-flat Major, op. 71, no. 3 PUTS Credo, for string quartet SCHUMANN String Quartet no. 1 in A Minor, op. 41   Musicians: The Miró Quartet: Daniel Ching…

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