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.

Apr
26
Sun
Scenes & Arias by Verdi & Rossini, Trios for Oboe, Bassoon & Clarinet – Canceled @ Mirabella
Apr 26 @ 3:30 pm

La Danza (The Dance) by Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
Stornello (You say that you don’t love me) by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
“Udiste”(Listen) from the opera Il Trovatore by Verdi
“Dunque io son” (Then it is I?) from The Barber of Seville by Rossini

Diane Althaus, soprano
Mike Dodaro, baritone
Asta Vaicekonis, piano

Trio for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon in B flat major Gordon Jacob (1896-1984)
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
IV. Allegro vivace

Century Dances Cecilia McDowall (1951-)
1. Allemande-German Dance
2. Minuet-Ghost Dance
3. Mazurka-Polish Dance
4.Tango-Argentine Dance
5. Last Dance

Gail Perstein, oboe
Eric Shankland, bassoon
Julie Shankland, clarinet

 

May
6
Wed
Nymphs and Gods: Songs by Respighi & Debussy, Music for Oboe **CANCELED** @ Horizon House
May 6 @ 7:30 pm

Recital for oboe or English horn, program TBA

Gail Perstein, oboe/English horn

SPRING: NYMPHS AND GODS

Deità Silvane (Woodland Deities) by Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
I. I Fauni (The fauns)
II. Musica in horto (Garden music)
III. Egle (Aegle*)
IV. Acqua (Water)
V. Crepuscolo (Twilight)
*From Greek mythology: Daughter of the Sun
Trois chansons de Bilitis (Three songs of Bilitis) by Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
I. La flûte de Pan (Pan’s flute)
II. La Chevelure (Hair)
III. Le Tombeau des naïades (The tomb of the Water Nymphs)

Lesley Chapin Wyckoff, soprano and Carol Hartoon, piano