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By MIKEL TOOMBS
May Day events in Seattle created quite a “ruckus,” as a certain local publication put it.
And now one May night, Tuesday the 29th, also should cause quite a commotion here. That’s thanks to shows by the likes of Hilary Hahn and Hauschka, performing together at The Neptune, and acclaimed new Brooklyn (naturally) indie-folk [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
You had me at “cello.”
Over the next week or so, that instrument, usually featured in a supporting role, takes center stage in a pair of Seattle concerts.
First up, Friday (April 27) at The Triple Door, is “this big horde of cellos called the Portland Cello Project,” PCP founder Douglas Jenkins explained in a [...]
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The title of Pink Martini’s current album, “Splendor in the Grass,” is the perfect phrase to describe the first of two recent shows at Chateau Ste. Michelle.
The group’s spirited, orchestral performance Sunday (Aug. 29) drew a capacity crowd to the sprawling lawn outside the Woodinville winery, where a summer concert series is staged each [...]
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A phalanx of Northwest rock stars, including Alan White of Yes and four former members of Heart, will join a 46-piece orchestra for Synergia Northwest 2010 at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (May 15) at the Temple Theatre in Tacoma.
Proceeds from the event will help provide education, enrichment and performance opportunities for music students who lack financial [...]
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Alan White, drummer for progressive-rock band Yes, will celebrate the big 6-0 with a bang when he joins the Seattle Symphony percussion section for a performance of Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” at 2 p.m. June 14 at Benaroya Hall.
Guest conductor David Robertson will lead the program, which will include Mussorgsky’s symphonic fantasy, “A Night on Bald [...]
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