Public Concerts and Other LMC Events

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, Congregational Church on Mercer Island, and the Music Center of the Northwest in North Seattle.

These intimate, one-half-hour to one-hour, music programs are free and open to the public. Many of these are now available online through our Facebook page and YouTube channel. 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.

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Event Calendar

Mar
16
Sat
Bach Birthday Celebration @ Mirabella Seattle
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Laudamus te from the Mass in B minor, BWV 232

Lin Chen, soprano; Karin McCullough, piano; Adrianna Hulscher, violin; and Jonas Chen, cello

Bereite Dir, BWV 147

Lin Chen, soprano; Adrianna Hulscher, violin; and Jonas Chen, cello

Selections from Sonata and Partita for solo violin, BWV 1001

Adrianna Hulscher, violin

Quia Respexit, BWV 243

Tiina Ritalahti, soprano; Karin McCullough, piano; and TBD, oboe

Duetti, BWV 804-805

Jonas Chen, cello and Lin Chen, violin

Ich folge dir gleichfalls from St. John’s Passion, BWV 245

Emily Riesser, soprano; Karin McCullough, piano; and TBD, flute

Zerfliesse, mein Herz from St. John’s Passion, BWV 245

Tiina Ritalahti, soprano; Karin McCullough, piano; and TBD, flute

Bach-Busoni Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004

Emiko Hori piano

 

Apr
8
Mon
LMC Opera – Queen for a Day: Operatic Depictions of Nobility @ University House Wallingford
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

LMC Opera – Queen for a Day: Operatic Depictions of Nobility

“Ah, lo veggo” – Recit and Trio from Paride ed Elena by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787)

Susan Payne O’Brien as Elena (Helen), Queen of Sparta
Emily Riesser as Paride (Paris), son of King Priam of Troy
Lin Chen as Amore (Cupid)
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Thy Hand, Belinda… When I am laid in Earth” from Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell (1659–1695)

Katie Hochman as Dido, Queen of Carthage

“Piangero la sorte mio” from Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)

Emily Riesser as Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Nasce il sole” from Rodrigo by George Frideric Handel

Lin Chen as Esilena, Last Visigothic Queen of Spain
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Tu che le vanita” from Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)

Laurel Sprigg as Élisabeth de Valois, Queen of Spain
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Morró, ma prima in grazia” from Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppe Verdi

Susan Payne O’Brien as Amelia

“Nous sommes assaillis” from Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot (1821–1910)

Laurel Sprigg as Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Katie Hochman as Maguelonne, her sister
Regina Thomas as Armelinde, her sister

Joan Lundquist, piano
Regina Thomas, stage direction and commentary

 

May
18
Sat
Brahms Piano Trio and Beethoven Duet @ Mirabella Seattle
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms (1833–1897)
3. Adagio
4. Finale. Allegro

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

(Tent.) Duet in C Major, WoO 27, No. 1 for violin and cello by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
I. Allegro comodo
II. Rondo – allegretto vivace

Ann Rackl, violin
Lawrence Chu, cello

 

May
21
Tue
Piano Solos | Selections for Violin & Piano @ Crossroads Community Center
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Piano Solos by Dupont, Dring, and Others

Dans les dunes, par un clair matin by Gabriel Dupont
Sonata in B minor by Haydn
L’isle joyeuse by Debussy
Pink Minor by Madeleine Dring

Stephanie Shadbolt, piano

Selections for Violin and Piano

Angie Kam, violin
Nicole Truesdell, piano

 

May
30
Thu
LMC Opera – Queen for a Day: Operatic Depictions of Nobility @ Tagney Jones Hall
May 30 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

LMC Opera – Queen for a Day: Operatic Depictions of Nobility

“Ah, lo veggo” – Recit and Trio from Paride ed Elena by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787)

Susan Payne O’Brien as Elena (Helen), Queen of Sparta
Emily Riesser as Paride (Paris), son of King Priam of Troy
Lin Chen as Amore (Cupid)
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Thy Hand, Belinda… When I am laid in Earth” from Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell (1659–1695)

Katie Hochman as Dido, Queen of Carthage

“Piangero la sorte mio” from Giulio Cesare by George Frideric Handel (1685–1759)

Emily Riesser as Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Nasce il sole” from Rodrigo by George Frideric Handel

Lin Chen as Esilena, Last Visigothic Queen of Spain
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Tu che le vanita” from Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)

Laurel Sprigg as Élisabeth de Valois, Queen of Spain
Ellyn Liu, violin

“Morró, ma prima in grazia” from Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppe Verdi

Susan Payne O’Brien as Amelia

“Nous sommes assaillis” from Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot (1821–1910)

Laurel Sprigg as Cendrillon (Cinderella)
Katie Hochman as Maguelonne, her sister
Regina Thomas as Armelinde, her sister

Joan Lundquist, piano
Regina Thomas, stage direction and commentary