Welcome to the Virtual Festival 2020

We are thrilled to bring you a weekend of exciting concerts, performed by our 2020 festival artists from their home cities around the country. While we all miss performing live, we’re excited to be bringing our music directly to your homes.

$15 - Single tickets, each concert will be available to watch for 24 hours from its start time

$50 - Festival subscription package, tickets to all concerts, available to watch until Oct. 7. 

 

As always we strive to provide opportunities for music education, so our "Meet-the-Instrument" videos are free to watch here, and educators are provided free access to concerts. Contact us for more information.

Attacca Quartet

Friday, September 4 @ 7:00pm PDT

Grammy award-winning Attacca Quartet, as described by The Nation, “lives in the present aesthetically, without rejecting the virtues of the musical past”, and it is this dexterity to glide between the music of the 18th through to 21st century living composer’s repertoire that has placed them as one of the most versatile and outstanding ensembles of the moment – a quartet for modern times. This concert is presented in partnership with Chamber Music Society Detroit.

String Quartet in C major, Op. 74, No. 1 Franz Joseph Haydn

     I. Allegro moderato

     II. Andantino grazioso

     III. Menuetto: Allegro

     IV. Finale: Vivace

Valencia Caroline Shaw

Blueprint Caroline Shaw

Grosse Fuge, Op. 133 Ludwig van Beethoven

Amy Schroeder, Violin

Domenic Salerni, Violin

Nathan Schram, Viola

Andrew Yee, Cello

Goldberg Variations

Saturday, September 5 @ 5:00pm PDT

The Seattle Symphony's Nathan Chan and Andy Liang team up again to create violin and cello duet magic. Then Pianist Elizabeth Dorman will take a deep dive into the incomparable Goldberg Variations by JS Bach. This renowned Bach interpreter takes us on a journeythrough the monumental work.

Grand Duo Brilliant, Op. 12 Friedrich Hermann

     I. Allegro con fuoco

     II. Adagio

     III. Allegro moderato

Goldberg Variations Johann Sebastian Bach

Nathan Chan, Cello

Andy Liang, Violin

Elizabeth Dorman, Piano

Quarantine Duos

Sunday, September 6 @ 5:00pm PDT

This all-duet concert explores​ the joys of partnership in music. New York based Robyn and Anton are married, and beautifully blend their clarinet and violin sounds. Mary and Francesca are both based in Boston and highlight the lower end of the string section with their viola and cello. 

Duo for Clarinet and Violin Op.14 Georg Friedrich Fuchs

     No. 1 Allegro Moderato

     No. 2 Moderato

Hommage à J. S. Bach Béla Kovács

Rhapsody No.1 for Solo Violin Jessie Montgomery

Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet Igor Stravinsky

Bucolics Witold Lutosławski

Two Pieces for Viola and Cello Rebecca Clarke

American Haiku Paul Wiancko

Robyn Quinnett, Violin

Anton Rist, Clarinet

Mary Ferrillo, Viola

Francesca McNeeley, Cello

"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence."

Monday, September 7 @ 5:00pm PDT

Enjoy curated wine pairings in a collaboration with Seattle's storied Champion Wine Cellars. Directors Sophie Baird-Daniel and Dana Jackson will be featured playing their favorite concerti, accompanied by string quartet. The program opens with a quartet in honor of Beethoven's 250th birthday. Be sure to order your wine pairings from Champion Wine Cellars! Head to their website for more information. Curbside pickup is available along with delivery in Seattle, and shipping to the following states: AK, CA, ID, LA, NB, NV, NH, NM, ND, ORG, WA, WV, WY, DC.

String Quartet Op 18, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven

     I. Allegro

     II. Adagio Cantabile - Allegro - Tempo I

     III. Scherzo: Allegro

     IV. Allegro molto, quasi presto

Danses Sacrée et Profane Claude Debussy

Bassoon Concerto in B flat Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

     I. Allegro

     II. Andanta ma Adagio

     III. Rondo: tempo di menuetto

Kristin Lee and Maya Cohon, Violins

Alex Grimes, Viola

Nathan Chan, Cello

Sophie Baird-Daniel, Harp

Dana Jackson, Bassoon

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