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.

Feb
10
Sun
LMC Opera: Mozart Masterpieces @ West Seattle Library
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm

Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) by W.A. Mozart, select scenes

No. 1 Zu Hilfe! zu Hilfe! sonst bin ich verloren (Help, Help or I am lost!)
No. 2 Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja (The birdcatcher I am indeed)
No. 3 “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön”  (This likeness is enchantingly lovely)

Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart, select scenes

“Deh vieni alla finestra” (come to the window)
“La ci darem la mano” (take my hand)
“Deh, fuggi il traditor” (flee from the treacherous one)

Così fan tutte (Women are like that), select scenes

From Act I
No. 2 “Al fato dan legge quegli occhi” (To fate he leaves in those eyes)
No. 4 “Ah, guarda sorella” (Ah, look sister)
No. 11 “Ah, scostati…Smanie implacabili” (Ah, leave me….Implacable restlessness)
No. 14 “Temerari…Come scoglio” (Audacious ones…Like a rock)
From Act II
No. 23 “Il core vi dono” (My heart I give you)
No. 24 “Ah lo veggio quell’anima bella” (Ah I see that beautiful soul)
Finale

Meg Daly and Emily Riesser, sopranos
Jesse Nordstrom (guest artist), tenor
Darrell J. Jordan (guest artist), baritone
Joan Lundquist, piano
Regina Thomas, stage direction and commentary

Feb
14
Thu
Songs for Mezzo-Soprano viola and piano, Bach’s b minor Partita for violin @ Crossroads Community Center
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm

b minor Partita, BWV 1002 by J. S. Bach

I. Allemanda
II. Double
III. Courante
IV. Double
V. Sarabande
VI. Double
VII. Tempo di Bourrée
VIII. Double

Angie Kam, violin

Zwei Gesänge für eine Altstimme mit Bratsche und Klavier, Opus 91 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Gestillte Sehnsucht (Longing at rest)
Geistliches Wiegenlied (Sacred lullaby)

Three Songs for Medium Voice, Viola and Piano by Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
Far, far from each other
Where is it that our soul doth go?
Music when soft voices die

Gwen Trussler, mezzo-soprano
Carolyn Wyman, viola
Joan Lundquist, piano

Mar
2
Sat
Songs for mezzo-soprano, viola and piano, Solo piano recital @ Frye Art Museum
Mar 2 @ 2:00 pm

Zwei Gesänge für eine Altstimme mit Bratsche und Klavier, Opus 91 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Gestillte Sehnsucht (Longing at rest)
Geistliches Wiegenlied (Sacred lullaby)

Three Songs for Medium Voice, Viola and Piano by Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
Far, far from each other
Where is it that our soul doth go?
Music when soft voices die

Gwen Trussler, mezzo-soprano
Carolyn Wyman, viola
Joan Lundquist, piano

piano recital TBA

Geisa Dutra, piano

Mar
14
Thu
LMC Opera: The Beauty of Bel Canto @ Crossroads Community Center
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm

“O nume tutelar” from La Vestale by Gaspare Spontini (1774-1851)

“Una voce poco fa” from Il barbiere di Siviglia by Giaochino Rossini (1792-1868)

“O quante volte and Act I duet” from I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835)

“Al dolce guidami” from Anna Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)

“Mira, o Norma” from Norma by Vincenzo Bellini

” Regnava nel Silenzio” from Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti

“Saria possibile” from Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti

Katie Hochman, Clarice Alfonso and Lori Williams, sopranos

Victoria Chaussee, mezzo-soprano

Janene Nelson, direction and narration

Joan Lundquist, piano

Apr
14
Sun
In Perfect Harmony: Music for voices, violin and piano @ West Seattle Library
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm

Elegie by Jules Massenet
“Meditation” from Thais by Jules Massenet

Violons dan le soir by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
“Berceuse” from Jocelyn by Benjamin Godard

Violin sonata No. 4 “Children’s Day at the Camp Meeting” Charles Ives (1874-1954)

“Sea Slumber Song” from Sea Pictures by Edward Elgar
“The Swimmer” from Sea Pictures

Two Eastern Pictures by Gustav Holst

Last invocation by Ralph Vaughn Williams
Love song of the birds by Ralph Vaughn Williams

Katie Hochman, soprano
Regina Thomas, soprano
Catherine Treadgold, mezzo-soprano
Candice Chin, violin
Joan Lundquist, piano

Apr
28
Sun
LMC Composers’ Spotlight @ Music Center of the Northwest
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Program TBA featuring the music of:

 

May
19
Sun
LMC Opera: Europe in the 20th Century @ Mirabella
May 19 @ 3:30 pm

Opera Scenes and arias performed with staging and costumes

Music by Ravel, Britten, Strauss and others.

Regina Thomas, stage direction and commentary