Season Finale
Jun
16
8:00 pm20:00

Season Finale

  • First Free Methodist Church

Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony Op. 110a (arr. Barshai)
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden" (arr. Mahler)
Baermann: Adagio for clarinet and strings

Eric Jacobs, clarinet
Geoffrey Larson, conductor


SPARK.1
May
20
8:00 pm20:00

SPARK.1

  • Fred Wildlife Refuge

SMCO partners with local DJs, producers, and visual artists for SPARK, a new performance series that takes the classical music genre far outside the realm of the expected. The series-opening event features one DJ joined by SMCO improvisers, a central orchestra performance with a world premiere, two dance floors, and two bars: an unforgettable night of music.

Skylark Quartet
Geoffrey Larson, conductor

Four Horns
May
19
8:00 pm20:00

Four Horns

  • Chapel Performance Space

Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings in D minor, RV 127
Beethoven: Romance No. 2 in F major, Op. 50
        Allion Salvador, violin
Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183
Piazzolla: OblivionLibertango (arr. Larson)
Rowe: Rowemance (World Premiere: Horn Quartet, Orchestra, and Percussion)
        Skylark Quartet

Geoffrey Larson, conductor

Hearing Nature
Mar
17
8:00 pm20:00

Hearing Nature

  • First Free Methodist Church

Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op.9
Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80
Takemitsu: Garden Rain
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in F minor RV 297, "Winter"

Jae-In Shin, violin
Geoffrey Larson, conductor

 

Seeing Nature
Mar
16
7:00 pm19:00

Seeing Nature

  • Seattle Art Museum

SMCO presents a free chamber music preview performance in partnership with the Seattle Art Museum, with music of Vivaldi, Haydn, Puccini, and Isang Yun inspired by natural influences.

Jae-In Shin, violin
Musicians of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra

Secret Chamber Music Launch Event
Dec
16
6:30 pm18:30

Secret Chamber Music Launch Event

  • Pioneer Square Seattle

Escape the holiday rush with a performance of chamber music in Pioneer Square, with hosted refreshments and a curated viewing of the paintings of Sarah McRae Morton.

Beethoven: String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3
Reger: String Trio in A minor, Op. 77b

Allion Salvador, violin
Tricia Wu, viola
Mary Riles, cello

Season Opener
Oct
1
8:00 pm20:00

Season Opener

  • First Free Methodist Church

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture Op. 26 “Fingal’s Cave”
Strauss: Metamorphosen for 23 Solo Strings
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15

Carlin Ma, Piano
Geoffrey Larson, conductor

Season Finale
May
21
8:00 pm20:00

Season Finale

  • First Free Methodist Church

Mozart: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio
Carter: Two Controversies and a Conversation
          Cristina Valdes, piano
          Matthew Kocmieroski, percussion
Ligeti: Mysteries of the Macabre
          Maria Männistö, soprano
Haydn: Symphony No. 100 “Military"

SMCO String Quartet: Mozart, Debussy, Mendelssohn
Apr
10
3:00 pm15:00

SMCO String Quartet: Mozart, Debussy, Mendelssohn

  • Kent Lutheran Church

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465
Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 4, Op.44/2

Chancel Arts Series at Kent Lutheran Church

World Sounds
Feb
27
8:00 pm20:00

World Sounds

  • First Free Methodist Church

Milhaud: Le boeuf sur le toit
Kodaly: Hungarian Rondo
Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies
World Premiere: International Composition Competition
World Premiere: Local Composers Competition

Inspirations
Dec
12
8:00 pm20:00

Inspirations

  • First Free Methodist Church

Glass: Suite from The Hours
Arensky: Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky
Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures

Epic Stories
Sep
19
8:00 pm20:00

Epic Stories

  • First Free Methodist Church

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Stravinsky: Orpheus
Saint-Saëns: L’Assassinat du duc de Guise
Dvořák: Selections from Legends, Op. 59