Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival Begins June 29

Seattle Chamber Music Society, Photo Courtesy of SCMS
Seattle Chamber Music Society, Photo Courtesy of SCMS
Seattle Chamber Music Society, Photo Courtesy of SCMS
Seattle Chamber Music Society, Photo Courtesy of SCMS

12 Concerts, 12 Free Recitals on Summer Festival Schedule

June 29 – July 26

Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle

Seattle Chamber Music Society presents the first of twelve concerts that will make up its 2013 Summer Music Festival on Saturday, June 29 at 8:00 pm. The concert will take place at Nordstrom Recital Hall in Benaroya Hall, Seattle, with works from Beethoven, Enescu, Honneger and Brahms.

Each Festival performance will feature unique pairings of the finest musicians in the world, coming together to play standard chamber music repertoire as well as  lesser known gems. Some of the highlights include works by Beethoven, Dvořák, Tchaikovsky, and Mozart. Performers include former lead trumpet of the Canadian Brass, Jens Lindemann performing works by Honegger, Martinů, and Jolivet; Ricardo Morales, principal clarinet of the Philadelphia Orchestra playing Brahms, the Seattle Symphony’s concertmaster, Alexander Velinzon, playing Saint-Saëns’ Septet, op. 65, and our Grammy Award winning Artistic Director, James Ehnes, performing the world premiere of composer Lawrence Dillon’s septet, Sanctuary.

All Concerts begin at 8:00pm at Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall. Each performance is preceded by a FREE pre-concert recital at 7:00 pm featuring one or two musicians playing selections of their choice.

For a full listing of concerts and performers visit seattlechambermusic.org