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.

Sep
9
Sun
Zelos Saxophone Quartet performance during the Puget Sound Tour of the Frances Walton Competition @ Church of the Redeemer
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm
Zēlos Saxophone Quartet

The Ladies Musical Club of Seattle will present three FREE concerts by the Zelos Saxophone Quartet, an exceptional ensemble from California, during the Puget Sound Tour for the Frances Walton Competition. Zelos is the proud winner of the ensemble division of the Frances Walton Competition. This versatile and engaging quartet performs repertoire including everything from Bach transcriptions to recently composed pieces, a dynamic and engaging group with a beautiful sound.

Zelos Saxophone Quartet performance during the Puget Sound Tour of the Frances Walton Competition @ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm
Zēlos Saxophone Quartet

The Ladies Musical Club of Seattle will present three FREE concerts by the Zelos Saxophone Quartet, an exceptional ensemble from California, during the Puget Sound Tour for the Frances Walton Competition. Zelos is the proud winner of the ensemble division of the Frances Walton Competition. This versatile and engaging quartet performs repertoire including everything from Bach transcriptions to recently composed pieces, a dynamic and engaging group with a beautiful sound.

Space is limited for this concert. Please go to Brown Paper Tickets to reserve your FREE ticket: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3583085

Sep
13
Thu
Zelos Saxophone Quartet performance during the Puget Sound Tour of the Frances Walton Competition @ Seattle Central Library – Microsoft Auditorium
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm
Zēlos Saxophone Quartet

The Ladies Musical Club of Seattle will present three FREE concerts by the Zelos Saxophone Quartet, an exceptional ensemble from California, during the Puget Sound Tour for the Frances Walton Competition. Zelos is the proud winner of the ensemble division of the Frances Walton Competition. This versatile and engaging quartet performs repertoire including everything from Bach transcriptions to recently composed pieces, a dynamic and engaging group with a beautiful sound.

Sep
14
Fri
Zelos Saxophone Quartet to perform live on Classical KING-FM @ KING FM Radio
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
Zēlos Saxophone Quartet

 

The Zelos Saxophone Quartet, winner of the ensemble division of the 2018 Frances Walton Competition will perform live and be interviewed by Sean MacLean on Northwest Focus Live on Classical KING FM. Visit king.org to listen in.

Oct
4
Thu
Song recital for mezzo-soprano, Russian and German music for cello and piano @ Seattle Art Museum
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm
Song recital for mezzo-soprano
Korean mezzo-soprano YeonSoo Lee made her LMC debut in February 2018 and can be seen regularly performing as a member of the Seattle Opera chorus.

Music for cello and piano

Suite Italienne by Igor Stravinsky, Movement I, Introduzione
12 Variations on a theme from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” by Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata in E minor, Movement I, Allegro non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Sonata, Movement II, Allegro by Dimitri Shostakovich

Erika Pierson, cello and Annie Chang-Center, piano

Erika Pierson, cello made her LMC debut in March 2018 and performs regularly as the cellist in Bella Sala String Quartet, NOCCO Chamber Orchestra, and freelances and teaches in the Seattle area.
Annie Center has performed as piano soloist with the San Francisco Symphony, the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and holds degrees from the Peabody Conservatory and San Francisco Conservatory.

 

 

Oct
7
Sun
Partita for oboe, bassoon and piano, NW Composer K. Morrill @ Frye Art Museum
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm

Partita for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano by David Diamond (1935-2005)

  1. Allegro vivo
  2. Adagio espressivo
  3. Allegro molto

Terzetto No. 1 for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano by Gaetano Corticelli (1804-1840)
(Central episode introduces Desdemona’s aria from Rossini’s Otello, “Assisa ai piè di un salice”)

Gail Perstein, oboe
Erik Shankland (guest artist), bassoon
Nobuko Hasegawa, piano

NW Composer Spotlight: Kam Morrill

Idaho Songs by Kam Morrill

Katie Hochman, soprano and Nobuko Hasegawa, piano

Housman Songs by Kam Morrill

Tiina Ritalahti, soprano and Nobuko Hasegawa, piano

I Wander Dreaming by Kam Morrill

Regina Thomas, soprano and Nobuko Hasegawa, piano

Four Madrigals for three sopranos by Kam Morrill

Tiina Ritalahti, Katie Hochman, and Regina Thomas, sopranos

 

Oct
10
Wed
Music for violin and piano by J.S. Bach @ Seattle Public Library-Central Branch
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm

BWV 1016 sonata for violin and piano by J.S. Bach

Solo violin sonata by J.S. Bach

Adriana Hulscher, violin and Karin McCullough, piano

Oct
11
Thu
Music for soprano and piano @ Crossroads Community Center
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm

Recital TBA

Molly Tomlinson, soprano and Cori Belle, piano

Oct
15
Mon
LMC Opera: The Music of Franz Lehar and Sigmund Romberg @ University House, Wallingford
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm

Operetta music by Franz Lehár (1870-1948)

“Einer wird kommen” from Der Zarewitsch

“Ich Mocht weider einmal die Heimat sehn” from Das Land des Lächelns 

“Dein ist mein ganzes Herz” from Das Land des Lächelns

“Liebe, du Himmel auf Erden” from Paganini

Meine Lippen sie Kussen from Giuditta

“Vilja” from Die lustige Witwe

“Lippen Schweigen” from Die lustige Witwe

Operetta music by Sigmund Romberg (1877- 1951)

“Romance” from The Desert Song

“Deep in my Heart”  from The Student Prince

”Softly as the Morning Sunrise” from The New Moon

“Lover, come back to me” from The New Moon

“One Kiss from The New Moon

Katie Hochman, soprano
Christine Menschner, soprano
Tiina Ritalahti, soprano
Regina Thomas, soprano
Johanna Mastenbrook, piano

Oct
21
Sun
Music for recorder, 20th century song recital @ Mirabella
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm

recital TBA

Sabine Endrigkeit, recorder

recital TBA

Clarice Warrick, soprano