Public Concerts and 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 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.

Feb
1
Sat
Schubertiade, Duets for Two Violas by Schönebeck & Bartók @ Frye Art Museum
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm

Please note that seating is limited at the Frye Art Museum. It is still free but guests must have a ticket to enter. Patrons should plan to arrive at least 1/2 hour early to get a ticket. Advance reservations for this event will be available for our concerts at the Frye which can be made via this website or via the Frye website. The house will open to audience at 1:30pm on performance day.

Impromptu, Op 90 No. 1 in C minor by Franz Schubert

Molly Knight, pianist

Viola (“Violet”) D. 786 in A flat Major by Franz Schubert

Emily Riesser, Soprano and Molly Knight, piano

Viola Duos
3 concertante duos, op. 13        Carl Siegemund Schönebeck

5 duos            Béla Bartók

Carolyn Wyman & Brian Lew (guest artist), violas

Feb
9
Sun
Godard’s Scotch Scenes and Poulenc Sonata for Oboe, Vocal Recital TBA @ West Seattle Library
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm

Scotch Scenes by Benjamin Godard (1849 – 1895)

  1. Legende Pastorale
  2. Serenade to Mable
  3. March of the Highlanders

Sonata for Oboe and Piano by Francis Poulenc (1899 – 1963)

I. Elegie
II. Scherzo
III. Deploration

Sharon Jung, oboe
Abigail Habegger, piano

“From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: songs of love and more”

Latin American Love songs, arr. by Edward Kilenyi (b. 1914)
I.  El Galan Incognito
II. La Seña
III. Encantadore Maria
IV. La Calle De La Paloma
V. Os Tormentos
VI. Mi Sueño
Le Bestiaire, Frances Poulenc (poems by Apollinaire) (1918-1919)
I.   Le dromadaire
II.  La chèvre du Thibet
III. La sauterelle
IV. Le dauphin
V.  L’écrevisse
VI. La carpe

 

Animal songs, Flanders and Swann (1956-1967)
I.  The Gnu Song
II. The Hippopotamus Song
III. The Sloth
Malya Muth, soprano
Joan Lundquist, piano
Mar
7
Sat
From Baroque to Brazil @ Frye Art Museum
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm

Please note that seating is limited at the Frye Art Museum. It is still free but guests must have a ticket to enter. Patrons should plan to arrive at least 1/2 hour early to get a ticket. Advance reservations for this event will be available for our concerts at the Frye which can be made via this website or via the Frye website. The house will open to audience at 1:30pm on performance day.

Program:

From Baroque to Brazil
selections TBA

Hilary Field, guitar
Jill Carlsen, recorder
Emily Riesser, soprano
Other artists, TBA

Instrumental and vocal ensemble
selections TBA

Various artists

Mar
8
Sun
Song Recital, Trios for Clarinet, Cello & Piano by Beethoven & O’Keefe @ West Seattle Library
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm

Song Recital Program TBA

Lin Chen, soprano

Three Conversations for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano by Patrick O’Keefe
     Conversation #1
     Conversation #2
     Conversation #3
Trio in B flat major, Op. 11 by Ludwig van Beethoven
     I. Allegro con brio

Katie Beisel Hollenbach, clarinet
Erika Pierson, cello
Karin McCullough, piano

Mar
11
Wed
Korean Art Song, solo piano music by Ravel, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin @ Seattle Central Library
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm

Prelude in D Major, Op.32, No. 4  by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Valses nobles et sentimentales Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

  1. Modéré –très franc
  2. Assez lent – anec une expression intense
  3. Modéré
  4. Assez animé
  5. Presque lent – dans un sentiment intime
  6. Vif
  7. Moins vif
  8. Ėpilogue: lent

Embraceable You – Etude No. 4  by Earl Wild ( based on George Gershwin) (1893-1937)
The Man I Love  by George Gershwin (1893 – 1937)

Joyce Gibb, piano

First Love by Hyokeun Kim (1959- Current)

Singing Cosmos by Heungryul Lee (1909-1980)

Greeting by Hakjoon Yoon (1973- Current)

Spring comes across the river by Keungsoo Lim (1949- Current)

Fate by Wonjoo Lee (1981- Current)

Willow song by Wonjoo Lee (1981- Current)

In the florid clouds by Heungryul Lee (1909-1980)

Ki-Jung Jun, soprano
Rita Eunhong Kim (guest artist), piano

Mar
20
Fri
JS Bach Anniversary: Secular Cantatas @ Music Center of the Northwest
Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm

A celebration of the Birth month of JS Bach featuring arias, ensembles and instrumental selections from his most beloved sacred cantatas. To be performed with voices and chamber ensemble.

Including work from The Wedding Cantata, The Hunting Cantata and The Coffee Cantata. Exact program and performers TBA

Apr
2
Thu
Songs by Rachmaninoff, Music for Piano Four Hands @ Seattle Art Museum
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm

Songs by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

I Wait for Thee op. 14 no. 1
Do Not Grieve op. 14 no. 8
Spring Waters op. 14 no. 11

Twilight op. 21 no. 3
Lilacs op. 21 no. 5
Fragment from A. Musset op. 21 no. 6

Dora Barnes, soprano

Music for piano four hands, program TBA

Cori Belle and Maria Khavin, piano

Apr
4
Sat
Works by Female Composers, Trios for Violin, Cello & Piano @ Frye Art Museum
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm

Please note that seating is limited at the Frye Art Museum. It is still free but guests must have a ticket to enter. Patrons should plan to arrive at least 1/2 hour early to get a ticket. Advance reservations for this event will be available for our concerts at the Frye which can be made via this website or via the Frye website. The house will open to audience at 1:30pm on performance day.

Program:

Unsettling Femininity: Works about women and by female composers.

 Amber Rose Johnson, soprano

Piano Trio
Program TBA (Brahms or Schubert)

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

Apr
5
Sun
Elemental: Songs of Earth, Wind, Fire & Water @ West Seattle Library
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm

Vocal Program TBA

Tiina Ritalahti, soprano

Katie Hochman, soprano

Apr
8
Wed
Songs by Fauré, Mompou & Granados Piano Music @ Seattle Central Library
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm

Cinq Melodies by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1922)

Piano solos TBA  by Frederic Mompou (1893-1987)

Piano solos TBA by Enrique Granados (1867-1916)

Malya Muth, soprano
Lucy Wenger, piano

solo piano recital, program TBA

Valentina Rodov, piano