Valentine's Day Classical Concert From Northwest Sinfonietta
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The last date listed for Northwest Sinfonietta: Soundscapes was Friday February 14, 2014 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Benaroya Hall, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall:
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Hear the world's greatest composers and their enduring masterworks during the Seattle Chamber Music Society's 2014 Summer Festival. Now in its 33rd season of thrilling performances, the Society will present more than 50 of the finest classical musicians performing these works in a variety of concerts, each preceded by a free recital. Curated by artistic director and world-renowned violinist James Ehnes, these concerts showcase the best of Beethoven, Bach, Brahms, Debussy, Mozart, Schumann, Shostakovich and many more. Please see the full event description for more information about the festival schedule. Learn More
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Gave these tickets to my parents, who LOVED their evening. My mother especially enjoyed the energy of the conductor. I'm not sure how effective the showing of the images were - my mother didn't seem very impacted by them, could barely remember...continued
Mendelssohn: The Hebrides_, Op. 26 (_Findal’s Cave)
Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
—_Denise Dillenbeck, violin
_ Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (“Pastorale”)
About the post-concert talk-back:
Rich Haag, noted Landscape Architect, will host a special post-concert talk-back from Nordstrom Hall stage following the performance. Maestro Chagnard will lead the discussion.
The work of Richard Haag is internationally recognized for its creativity and sensitivity to the natural environment. He has fostered new ways of thinking about landscape architecture and ecological design. Mr. Haag is the only person to have twice received the prestigious American Society of Landscape Architects President’s Award for Design Excellence for his work at Seattle’s Gas Works Park and Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island.
Images of nature shown during Beethoven Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale” are from Haag’s private collection of slides used in lectures over the past 50+ years.