All performances take place in the chapel at Haller Lake United Methodist Church, located at 13055 1st Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98125, USA. No need to dress up! There’s plenty of off-street, free parking. Admission is by freewill donation at the door ($20 suggested; $5 for students and children). Audience members get a chance to speak with the musicians at a post-concert reception in Fellowship Hall across from the chapel, where there are free refreshments.
Gems of the 19th C. – Music by Berlioz, Bruch and Beethoven
On the program:
Les nuits d’été Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869)
- Le spectre de la rose
- Sur les lagunes: Lamento
- Au cimetière: Clair de lune
- L’île inconnue
Malya Muth, soprano, Nola Allen piano
Malya Muth – soprano
Nocturne, op. 83, 6 & 8 Max Christian Friedrich Bruch (1838– 1920)
Trio for Clarinet, Piano and ‘Cello, op. 38 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
(Nola Allen, piano; Robert Wingert, clarinet; Dave Beck, cello)
“From Beethoven to Broadway, Music for Horn and Piano”
featuring selections from famous composers of the past: Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Chopin, Strauss, Mendelssohn, Glazounov, Saint-Saens, Cherubini, Rachmaninoff and 20th century American composers like Leroy Ostransky, Burt Bacharach, Elmer Bernstein, Leonard Bernstein, Richard Rogers and Henry Mancini. This is a light-hearted look at some of Bruce Dorcy and Beverly Reese Dorcy’s most requested pieces from over 20 years of horn-piano concerts; there is something here for everyone to enjoy.
Sharyn Peterson and Mayumi Tayake: A program of violin/piano duets:
Romanian Folk Dances by Bartók
Violin Sonata No.3, Op. 108 by Brahms
Légende by Wieniawski
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28 by Saint-Saëns (arranged for violin and piano by Bizet)
‘Fratres’ for violin and piano by Pärt
Thomas Lee & Emily Hu
In a program of piano/cello duets
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Soprano Malya Muth and pianist Johanna Mastenbrook perform songs by Strauss and Rachmaninoff; solo pianist Lucy Wenger performs music of Smetana; soprano Regina Thomas and pianist Johanna Mastenbrook perform songs by Liszt.
Brittany Boulding Ensemble:
On the program: viola quintets by Mendelssohn and Mozart; piano trios by Dvorak and Brahms, and a Beethoven violin and piano sonata.
Girsky Quartet (with Natasha Bazhanov)
Brian Chin, trumpet
Chérie Hughes, Soprano
Dainius Vaicekonis, Piano
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Brittany Boulding, violin
Tanya Stambuk, piano
Saturday February 28, 2015
Jonathan Levin, piano
Rose McIntosh, violin
Andrew Sumitani, violin
Tricia Wu, viola
Mary Riles, cello
Saturday April 18, 2015
Friday May 29, 2015
David Brooks, piano
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Chris Arpin, piano
Roberta Downey, cello
Brittany Boulding, violin
Sunday, October 11, 2015
“A Musical Journey Through Song”
MALYA MUTH, soprano
JOHANNA MASTENBROOK, piano
“Impressions of Italy”
BRITTANY BOULDING and MICHAEL LIM – violin
JOYCE RAMEE and EILEEN SWANSON – viola
BRIAN WHARTON – cello
OLGA RUVINOV – cello
“J.S. Bach’s Complete Viola da Gamba Sonatas”
Bach in the Subways Day founder DALE HENDERSON, cellist,
WILLIAM CHAPMAN NYAHO, pianist
“Musical Excursions: Chamber Music by Händel, Fauré, and Schumann”
LUCY WENGER TRIO
Partita No. 1 in Bb major, BWV 825 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantilène by Louis Cahuzac
Ansias by Estéban Eitler
Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14 by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Four Hungarian Dances by Rezső Kókai
Trio in A minor, Op. 114 by Johannes Brahms
Milonga del Ángel by Ástor Piazzolla
by W.A. Mozart
interspersed with readings by poet Esther Altshul Helfgott from her latest book, Listening to Mozart
KARIN MCCULLOUGH, NICOLE TRUESDELL, and LUCY WENGER, pianists
ROBERT WINGERT, clarinetist
JONATHAN GRABER, violist
HILARY FIELD and WILLIAM JENKS – guitarists
Classical solos and duets from the 19th through the 21st centuries, including music by Villa-Lobos, Albeniz, Piazzolla, and Hilary Field
with ADRIANNA HULSCHER – violin
Featuring compositions by four composers whose voices the Third Reich tried to silence: Erwin Schulhoff, Alfred Tokayer, Erich Korngold and Kurt Weill
Play On! Chamber Ensemble
A concert of instrumental and vocal music of Bach, Lehar, Bozza, Josef Strauss, and Apparitions, a song cycle by one of the Northwest’s finest composers, John Muehleisen. Also Kris Iverson’s arrangement of Liszt’s Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude.
Saturday October 1, 2016
Ann Cummings, pianist
Saturday October 1, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
“INSIDE the MUSIC, Who Says Love Isn’t Dangerous.”
Featuring the works of Franz Liszt
Sunday November 13, 2016, at 3:00 p.m.
Geisa Dutra performs an Ibero-Latin American program, with Spanish, Brazilian and Argentinian composers.
FREDERIC MOMPOU (1893-1987) Scenes d’Enfants (Scenes from Childhood)
TOM JOBIN (1927-1994) Olha Maria (Amparo)
HEITOR ALIMONDA (1922-2002) Desafio (Challenge)
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA (1921-1992) (Arranged by Geisa Dutra) Two Tangos: Amelitango and Violentango
ENRIQUE GRANADOS (1867-1916) Goyescas (Los Majos Enamorados)
FREDERIC CHOPIN (1810-1849) Etude Op.25 no 9 in Gb Major Etude Op.25 no 12 in Eb Major
French Hornist Joshua Paulus performs in concert accompanied by pianist Jamie Namkung. Mr. Paulus’ program explores different works for horn from various Nordic composers and will end with some holiday favorites. His program will include:
Nielsen’s Canto Serioso
Sunday January 8, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.
Spiritus Winds with pianist Maria Khavin
Spiritus Winds quartet
Pianist Maria Khavin joins Spiritus Winds for Mozart’s Quintet K. 452 and performs music for solo piano by Liszt and Chopin. Spiritus Winds opens the concert with Jean Françaix’s delightful Wind Quartet, brimming with Parisian witticism, followed by a suite from Darius Milhaud’s score for a film set in Provence during the Middle Ages and a quintet from Endre Szervánszky inspired by Hungarian folk music.
Spiritus Winds is composed of Danijela McElwee (flute), Yu-Pey Lin (oboe), Jenny Ziefel (clarinet), Paulette Altman (horn) and Jeff Eldridge (bassoon).
Saturday January 21, 2017, at 7:00 p.m.
Bach in the Subways Fundraiser Concert
with founder & cellist Dale Henderson, accompanied by local musicans
Local musicians Lori Williams (soprano), Karin McCullough (piano); Lucy Wenger (piano) and Maureen Stone (oboe) join Dale Henderson, cellist and founder of the international musicians’ movement Bach in the Subways.
Dale Henderson will perform selections from his favorite solo cello suites by J.S. Bach. Soprano Lori Williams will sing Quia Respexit from the Magnificat by JS Bach, accompanied by Mr. Henderson on cello, Maureen Stone on oboe, and Karin McCullough on piano; Ms. Williams will also sing an arrangement of the Bach/Gounod Ave Maria, accompanied by Mr. Henderson on cello and Lucy Wenger on piano; and Mr. Henderson will also perform Bruch’s cello/piano arrangement of Kol Nidrei.
Rudolf Haken, violist
RUDOLF HAKEN, 5-STRING VIOLA POMPOSA
Works of Bach, Haken, and Paganini, arranged for five-string viola pomposa by Rudolf Haken
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH’s Partita II, BWV 1004 (Allemanda, Corrente, Sarabanda, Giga, Ciaccona)
RUDOLF HAKEN’s Suite for solo viola (1981) (Preludio, Allemanda, Corrente, Sarabanda, Menuetto I & II, Giga I & II)
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH’s Sixth Solo Cello Suite (arr. Haken)
NICCOLÓ PAGANINI’s Two Caprices, Op. 1, Nos. 9&17
Dana Jackson (bassoonist), Sophie Baird-Daniel (harpist), and Christina Siemens (pianist)
On the program:
Valentina Rodov, pianist
Russian-born and Moscow Conservatory-trained pianist Valentina Rodov performs an all-Chopin concert.
Polonaise in E-flat minor, op.26, no.2
Mazurka in B-minor, op.33, no.4
Ballade no.3 in A-flat major, op.47
Ballade no.4 in F-minor, op.52
Nocturne in F-sharp major, op.15, no.2
Nocturne in C-sharp minor, op.27, no.1
Nocturne in D-flat major, op.27, no.2
Sonata no.2 in B-flat minor (“Funeral March”), op. 35
Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
Volta Piano Trio
Volta Piano Trio (f/k/a Icicle Creek Piano Trio) featuring:
Jennifer Caine (violin)
Sally Singer Tuttle (cello)
Oksana Ezhokina (piano)
Clara Schumann – Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17
Johannes Brahms – Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8
Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.
Jamie Namkung, pianist
Jamie Namkung performs a solo piano recital featuring:
Sonata in A major, K.322 / L.483 and Sonata in b minor, K.27 / L.449 by Domenico Scarlatti
Sonata in A-flat Major, Hob. XVI: 46 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Ballade No.3 in A-flat Major, Op.47 by Frédéric Chopin
Evocación from Iberia, Book I by Isaac Albéniz
Humoreske in B-flat Major, Op.20 by Robert Schumann
Seattle Music Teacher Association Teacher Performance Showcase:
Seattle Music Teachers Association (SMTA) is delighted to present a Teacher Performance Showcase on the Haller Lake Music Series. The Showcase will highlight the wide range of musical genres and talents in the SMTA community of professional music educators. This program will feature four SMTA members and guest artists. You will be treated to a program of solo and chamber music repertoire from Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary literature:
Jason Kuo, pianist, with soprano Shih-Yi Kuan, and violist Brian Lew perform works by Schubert and Strauss
Sandra Layman, violinist, accompanied by pianist Lucy Wenger, performs short pieces by Romanian composers, entitled: “Romanian Miniatures”
Christine Lee, pianist, performs pieces by Chopin and Bach
Kirsten Carlson, flutist, accompanied by pianist Kris Iverson, performs contemporary music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, León Zuckert, and Kristof Iverson.
All concert proceeds will benefit SMTA’s many Student Enrichment programs.