Seeing Nature
Mar
16
7:00 pm19:00

Seeing Nature

  • Seattle Art Museum

SMCO presents a chamber music preview performance in partnership with the Seattle Art Museum, free with SAM admission to the visiting exhibition Seeing Nature. The art of painters inspired by natural landscapes will be compared with nature-inspired music of their contemporaries.

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

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

 

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)
World Premiere TBA: Horn Quartet and Orchestra
Horn Quartet feature

Skylark Quartet
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

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


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