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Chamber Group: Frequency, “Sonata”
Feb 26

Frequency (violinist Michael Jinsoo Lim, violist Melia Watras and cellist Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir) returns to the Meany stage for Sonata, a program examining the venerable chamber music form from different angles as each Frequency member...

Music of Today: DXARTS
Feb 28

The University of Washington School of Music and The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) present a program of original music and new works by emerging artists.

Concert and Campus Bands: Rituals and Reflections
Mar 05

The UW Concert and Campus Bands perform works by John Barnes Chance, Vincent Persichetti and others in their winter quarter concert.

Incantation and Dance, John Barnes Chance

Psalm for Band, Vincent Persichetti...

Mar 06

In this new program, the Emerson Quartet explores three famous quartets written as elegies: Barber's Adagio, probably the most famous elegy ever written; Britten's third quartet and final work, completed on his death bed; and...

Modern Music Ensemble - Arnold Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21
Mar 07

The University of Washington Modern Music Ensemble, Cristina Valdés, director, presents Arnold Schoenberg’s ground-breaking 1912 melodrama Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21...

Mar 08

David Alexander Rahbee conduct the University Symphony in a program of music by Strauss and de Falla and performances by winners of the UW Concerto Competition.


Richard StraussDon Juan, op.20 ...

Mar 11

The Studio Jazz Ensemble performs big band arrangements and repertory selections. The Modern Band performs innovative arrangements of jazz standards, selections from the outer limits of the genre, and new original compositions.

Wind Ensemble with Ben Lulich, clarinet - China Tour Preview Concert
Mar 12

The Wind Ensemble presents a program prepared for their 2019 spring tour of China, with works by John Williams, Óscar Navarro, Tian Zhou, and others. With UW faculty member (and Seattle Symphony principal) Ben...

Chamber Singers and University Chorale: Songs of the Americas
Mar 13

The Chamber Singers and University Chorale pay tribute to the 500th anniversary of the passing of Leonardo da Vinci with ODRANOEL, featuring Italian madrigals both new and of the time of this Renaissance genius, as...

Daymé Arocena
Mar 16

Burning up stages wherever she plays, Cuban singer and composer Daymé Arocena is taking the global music scene by storm. With a powerful voice and charismatic presence, she is "one of the most exciting artists...

Apr 02

There are few pianists as universally beloved as Emanuel Ax. In constant demand since his 1974 win at the first Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, Ax has earned a reputation for top-notch performances that "seem...

Apr 04
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Apr 06, 2019

Internationally acclaimed for its virtuosic choreography and dance, Ballet Preljocaj presents narrative performances with an exceptionally physical and sculptural style. The company will perform La Fresque (The Painting on the Wall), based on a traditional Chinese legend...

Faculty Recital: Craig Sheppard
Apr 12

Experience a large-scale work for piano solo created from bits and pieces that composer Robert Schumann wasn’t able to incorporate into his previous works when faculty pianist Craig Sheppard performs the composer’s incredible Bunte...

Faculty Recital: Melia Watras, viola - Folk
Apr 17

Violist/Composer Melia Watras presents the world premiere of her Folk Style Project, a collection of 13 songs for various combinations of voice and instruments, each one inspired by some personal, artistic connection in her life....