Public Concerts

Free Public Concert Series

LMC’s most visible face is its Public Concert Series that offers over 50 free classical music concerts from October through May by LMC member-musicians and guests. The classical music series is presented at a variety of venues throughout the Seattle metro area, including Seattle Art Museum, Frye Art Museum, Seattle Public Library, Central and West Seattle Branches, University House Wallingford, Mirabella, Bellevue’s Crossroads Community Center Theater and the Music Center of the Northwest in North Seattle.

These intimate, one-hour, music programs are free and open to the public. No advance tickets are required. On the day of the performance at the Frye Museum, attendees are asked to obtain a free ticket at the front desk to monitor auditorium seating.

Nov
12
Sun
French song recital and Mozart String Quartet, K. 590 @ West Seattle Library
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm

Love in the moonlight

Ouvre ton coeur (Open your heart) by Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Si tu le veux (If you like) by Charles Koechlin (1876-1950)
Chere nuit (Dear night) by Alfred Bachelet (1854-1923)

Quatre airs chantés, FP 46 by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

  1. Air romantique (romantic air)
  2. Air champetre (pastoral air)
  3. Air grave (serious air)
  4. Air vif (lively air)

Chants d’Auvergne (Selections) by Joseph Canteloube de Malaret (1879 – 1957)

La pastoura als camps (The Shepherdess in the Fields)
Baïlèro (Song of the shepherd of the High Auverne)
Lo fiolairé (The spinner)
Malurous qu’o uno fenno (Unfortunate is the one who has a wife)

Mele Santos, soprano and Joan Lundquist, piano

String Quartet No.23 in F major, K.590 by W.A. Mozart

  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Allegretto
  3. Minuetto/Allegretto

Kathryn Zufall and Sally Hufbauer, violin
Barb Clagett, viola
Fran Walton, cello

Dec
10
Sun
Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -leben and instrumental program TBA @ West Seattle Library
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm

Frauenliebe und -leben (Woman’s love and life) by Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

  1. Seit ich ihn gesehen
  2. Er, der Herrlichste von allen
  3. Ich kann’s nicht fassen
  4. Du Ring an meinem Finger
  5. Helft mir, ihr Schwestern
  6. Süsser Freund, du blickest
  7. An meinem Herzen
  8. Nun hast du mir der ersten Schmerz getan

Lin Chen, soprano and Nicole Truesdell, piano

Solo recital TBA

Jan
14
Sun
LMC Opera: Baroque to the Gluck Reform Opera @ West Seattle Library
Jan 14 @ 3:00 pm

“vi ricordi o boschi ombrosi” (Do you remember, o shady woods?) from L’Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

“Tu sei morta” (You are dead) from L’Orfeo

Orfeo ~ Darrell Jordan (guest artist), baritone

“Pur ti miro” (I adore you) from L’incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi

Poppea ~ Denna Good-Mojab, soprano and Nero ~ Katie Stevenson, mezzo soprano

“Piante ombrose” (Shaded plants) from La Calisto by Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676)

Calisto ~ Heather Mullin, Soprano

“Tu sei il cor di questo core” (You are my heart of hearts) from Giulio Cesare in Egitto by G. F. Handel (1685-1759)

Son nata lagrimar (I was born to weep) from Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Achilla ~ Darrell Jordan, baritone     Cornelia ~ Brittany Walker, mezzo soprano    Sesto ~ Denna Good-Mojab, soprano

“Lo conosco” (I know it) from La serva padrona by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)

Serpina ~ Denna Good-Mojab, soprano and Uberto ~ Darrell Jordan, baritone

“Ombra mai fu” from Serse by G. F. Handel

Serse ~ Brittany Walker, mezzo soprano

“Furie di donna irata” from La buona figliuola by Niccolò Piccinni (1728-1800)

Cecchina ~ Denna Good-Mojab, soprano

“Che fiero momento” from Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787)

Euridice ~ TBA, soprano and Orfeo ~ Janene Nelson, mezzo soprano

“O malheureuse, Iphigenie” from Iphigenie en Tauride by Christoph Willibald Gluck

Iphigenie ~ Heather Mullin, soprano

Lucy Wenger, piano

Stage Direction ~ Janene Nelson

Feb
11
Sun
Mendelssohn piano trio in d minor @ West Seattle Library
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm

 

Piano trio in D minor, Op. 49 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

  1. Molto Allegro agitato
  2. Andante con molto tranquillo
  3. Scherzo. Leggiero e vivace
  4. Finale. Allegro assai appassionato

Ann Rackl, violin
Larry Chu, cello
Selina Chu, piano

vocal recital TBA

Gwen Trussler, mezzo soprano

Mar
11
Sun
Recitals for soprano @ West Seattle Library
Mar 11 @ 3:00 pm

Recital program TBA

Susan Strick, soprano

Instrumental program TBA

Apr
8
Sun
Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano, vocal music by Kam Morrill @ West Seattle Library
Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm

Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano

Gail Perstein, oboe
Eric Shankland, bassoon
Nobuko Hasegawa, piano

Idaho Songs by Kam Morrill

  1. Indifference
  2. Feisty
  3. My Mountains

I Wander  Dreaming

Housman Songs

  1. To an athlete dying young
  2. With Rue
  3. Now Hollow Fires

Madrigals for three sopranos (poetry by e.e. cummings)

  1. Thy fingers make early flowers
  2. I spoke to thee with a smile
  3. All in green went my love riding
  4. When god lets my body be

Katie Hochman, Regina Thomas and Tiina Ritalahti, sopranos
Nobuko Hasegawa, piano

May
6
Sun
Recital for soprano @ West Seattle Library
May 6 @ 3:00 pm

Recital TBA

Amber Rose Johnson

Instrumental program TBA