Paul Kikuchi

Seattle percussionist and composer Paul Kikuchi presents chamber works for woodwinds, strings, and percussion with Taina Karr (oboe), Greg Sinibaldi (bass clarinet), Ivan Arteaga (clarinet), Natalie Mai Hall (cello), John Teske (contrabass). Film projection by James Reeves.

Also: Rob Millis (Climax Golden Twins/Sublime Frequencies) solo, and pianist Tiffany Lin plays J.S. Bach and Gyorgy Kurtag.

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Battle Trance

In “battle trance,” combatants enter a mental zone, and so it is on the bandstand with this genre-defying tenor saxophone quartet of Travis Laplante, Matthew Nelson, Jeremy Viner, and Patrick Breiner. Their Palace of Wind debut album reveals them as closer to Evan Parker’s whirling electronica than to, say, the World Saxophone Quartet: swirling ambience, bleating epiphany “with the … Read More

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Robinson/Wooley play Radigue/Dufour

Clarinetist Carol Robinson and trumpeter Nate Wooley give American and world premiere performances of new works by iconoclastic French composers Eliane Radigue and Denis Dufour. The program opens with Dufour’s fascinating Cinq forms d’appel for bass clarinet and trumpet, and continues with Radigue’s OCCAM XVI for solo bass clarinet, OCCAM X for solo trumpet, and OCCAM River III, an … Read More

Seattle Composers’ Salon

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Jacob Zimmerman
Nat Evans
Keith Eisenbrey
S. Eric Scribner

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Transport Series: Fidelio Trio

The virtuosic Fidelio Trio perform diverse repertoire internationally and features Irish musicians Darragh Morgan (violin), Mary Dullea (piano), and cellist Deirdre Cooper. Tonight they perform Bulb by Donnacha Dennehy, Piano Trio by Charles Wuorinen, Fur Andras Balint Vargas by Johannes Maria Staud, Piano Trio No. 2 by John Harbison. They will also perform the winning composition from the Call … Read More

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People. Make. Awesome. (Music + Movement)

The Frank Agency and Nonsequitur have joined forces to present People. Make. Awesome. — a three-part series of pairings rooted in sound, curated by Beth Fleenor. The theory: give people a place to make awesome, and they will. Each event features three pairings of stellar, highly individualistic artists, given opportunity to communicate freely. Tonight: Sound + Movement.

FEATURED PAIRINGS:

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