The Miró Quartet returns to the Northwest for a marathon-festival of all sixteen Beethoven String Quartets surrounding the composers’ 250th birthday. This tour around the Puget Sound caps off the Miró Quartet’s decade-long effort to record all sixteen quartets in Seattle, and is their coming home party. The festivities peak with a Beethoven Birthday Bash on 12.17.2020 in Seattle. Tour stops include Seattle, Vashon Island, Olympia and more.
The six cello suites of Johann Sebastian Bach are considered the Baroque composer’s most iconic set of chamber music. However, performing them in one marathon session is a bold and challenging feat for any cellist. British cellist Colin Carr returns to the Emerald City Music stages to conclude the season with this spotlight performance.
One fateful night in 2009, Ale and Rune were standing in the corner of a pub in Copenhagen jamming some folk tunes. Nikolaj just came in, sat at the piano, and began to play along. A decade later, Dreamers’ Circus has toured the world performing at the Sydney Opera House, with the Polish Orchestra Sinfonia, and more.
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 a wander-through concert experience. For this momentous occasion, a cast of vocalists, percussionists, pianists, and chamber musicians gather from around the globe in the Northwest.