American composer Steve Reich is hailed for his work as a pioneer of the minimalist music movement. This monumental performance – a single work – features Reich’s rarely staged Music for Eighteen Musicians in an intimate concert experience. For this momentous occasion, a cast of vocalists, percussionists, pianists, and chamber musicians gather from around the globe in the Northwest.
A rare performance, this evening consists solely of Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians, which lasts approximately 75-90 minutes.
Vocalists: Hai Ting Chinn, Mellissa Hughes, Jamie Jordan, Brenna Wells
Strings: Kristin Lee (violin), Saeuun Thorsteindottir (cello)
Winds: Angelique Poteat (bass clarinet), Eric Jacobs (bass clarinet)
Pianos: Conor Hanick, Oksana Ejokina, Cristina Valdes, Michael Smith
Percussionists: Christopher Froh, Bonnie Whiting, ArxDuo: Garrett Arney, Mari Yoshinaga; Members of Sandbox Percussion: Victor Caccese, Terry Sweeney, Jonathan Allen
Tickets available via the Washington Center box office (please note: event hosted at the Minnaert Center) in person, online, or by calling (360) 753-8586