Venue Details

5508 Star Starred
The Triple Door
Corner of Union & 3rd Ave. 216 Union Street Seattle, WA 98101
206-838-4333
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from Shital Shah

The reason I'm giving 4 starts is that not all music was really "live". For many songs Hauschka played recorded tracks and added his piano over it. I also thought many sogns were just continuously repeating short melodies over and over that I get...continued

reviewed Apr 20 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

There were 5 string musicians, a percussionist and the pianist. The Triple Door is a magical setting. The musicians were young and excellent. Hauschka spoke to us as if we were in his living room. He was personable. He and the percussionist...continued

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Hauschka’s striking third album for FatCat’s 130701 imprint sees the pianist/composer making ambitious advances on his critically-acclaimed previous work. Stepping out from his established niche as a gifted and engaging “prepared piano” player, he boldly extends his repertoire, resetting his music within a rich orchestral score.

Nine of the album’s twelve tracks feature a 12-piece string and wind ensemble from San Francisco’s Magik*Magik Orchestra, alongside Volker Bertelmann’s own prepared piano. Dynamic, brimming with character and colour, Foreign Landscapes retains its author’s distinctive musical voice and leads the listener through a beautifully balanced collection, moving from delicate solo piano lyricism to a propulsive, robust minimalism. Now dark and intimate, now playful, now driving, the ensemble’s fleshed-out instrumentation enables Hauschka to bring his exuberant versatility to a vital new level. With Foreign Landscapes, Hauschka stretches for — and reaches — stunning new realms.

<em>Sex With Strangers</em> <em>To Kill a Mockingbird</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>RENT</em>: The 20th Anniversary Tour <em>The Snowy Day and Other Stories</em> by Ezra Jack Keats The Triple Door