Concert calendar

  • Wed Apr 4th, 2012 3:43pm
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Concerts

Snohomish County

Captain Smarty Pants: A concert benefitting Evergreen AIDs Foundation with music from “Eat, Pray, Pant,” and selections from “A Panty Line.” Also featuring the Sensible Shoes. 8 p.m. April 7, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. $22 at www.villagetheatre.org or 425-257-8600.

Arlo Guthrie: The folk singer stops by Edmonds Center for the Arts. 7:30 p.m. April 13, $40 to $45 for adults, $15 youth, ec4arts.org.

David Lanz: Grammy nominated New Age pianist. 7:30p.m. April 14, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St, Snohomish. $22 at www.brownpapertickets.com or 360-568-9412.

Island County

Seattle Men’s Chorus: The 250-voice strong chorus presents an all Beatles concert. 7 p.m. April 14, South Whidbey High School Performing Arts Center, $25. Tickets at 360-675-7057 or CDAC@whidbey.net.

Seattle

Radiohead: One of the best live performances ever. 8 p.m. April 9. KeyArena, $66.50; Ticketmaster.

Elvis Costello and the Imposters: The Spinning Songlist tour continues. $35.75 to $75.75. April 12. The Paramount, STGPresents.

Coldplay: Promoting their album, Coldplay hits the road. 8 p.m. April 25. KeyArena. $76.50 to $107. Ticketmaster.

classical

Seattle

Seattle Symphony: Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747; www.seattlesymphony.org.

Schwarz Conducts Mahler’s First Symphony: Gerard Schwarz, conductor; John Lill, piano. Mozart: “Overture to The Marriage of Figaro”; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor; Mahler: “The Titan” symphony; 7:30 p.m. April 5; noon April 6 and 8 p.m. April 7. Tickets start at $17.

Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony: Peter Oundjian, conductor; Augustin Hadelich, violin, perform Rouse: “The Infernal Machine”; Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36; 7:30 p.m. April 12 and 8 p.m. April 14. Tickets start at $17.

Beyond the Score: Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4: Peter Oundjian, conductor; Lawrence Albert, actor; Steve Reeder, narrator; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36; spend the first half this concert learning about the history and context of a great masterwork with narrator Steve Reeder, multimedia and local actors; 2 p.m. April 15. Tickets start at $17.

Myung-Whun Chung and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra: Myung-Whun Chung, conductor; Wu Wei, soloist; Ravel: “Mother Goose” Suite; Unsuk Chin: “Su” (Concerto for Chinese Sheng and Orchestra); Debussy: “The Sea”; Stravinsky: “The Firebird Suite”; 7:30 p.m. April 16. Tickets start at $27.

Simon Trpceski Performs Ravel: Susanna Malkki, conductor; Simon Trpceski, piano; Henri Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1; Damir Imeri: “Fantasy on Two Folk Tunes”; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major; Dukas: “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”; 7:30 April 19 and 8 p.m. April 21. Tickets start at $17.

Pink Martini with Seattle Symphony: Eric Garcia, conductor; Pink Martini; Pacific Youth Choir; from smoky torch songs to music inspired by traditions from around the world, Pink Martini’s signature sound is always a hit. Program will be announced from the stage; 8 p.m. April 20. Tickets start at $35.

Brahms’ Piano Quartet, Op. 60, with Simon Trpceski: Featuring special guest pianist Simon Trpceski; Poulenc: Violin Sonata; Paul Schoenfield: “Four Souvenirs”; Saint-Saens: Fantaisie in A for Violin and Harp, Op. 124; Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60; 2 p.m. April 22. Tickets start at Tickets start at $35.

“Titanic: The Concert”: Celebrate the centennial of one of the most memorable events of the last century as musical theater’s brightest stars from Seattle and Broadway sing the soulful and sweeping score of “Titanic: The Musical” with the support of a 25-piece orchestra and the 80 voices of the award-winning Pacific Lutheran University Choral Union; 8 p.m. April 13, 2 and 8 p.m. April 14 and 1:30 p.m. April 15 at The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Tickets start at $19. Call 206-625-1900 or go to www.5thavenue.org.

“Gloria:” The Seattle Baroque Orchestra joins with the Tudor Choir and a stellar lineup of soloists to perform music by Antonio Vivaldi, including “Gloria” scored for trumpet, oboe, strings and voices; 8 p.m. April 28 at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $40, $35, $15 for students and $25 for side sections. Call Early Music Guild at 206-325-7066 or www.earlymusicguild.org.

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Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Meetings at 1 p.m. second Sundays, in Edmonds and Mukilteo; open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084; www.NWScottishfiddlers.org.

Public music opportunities: 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Leatherheads Pub &Eatery, 10209 270th St. NW, Stanwood; one- or two-person groups, playing acoustic instruments only; call 360-348-3361 for details and to reserve times; www.leatherheadspub.com.

Recorder music sessions: 10:30 a.m. to noon first and third Saturdays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; easy medieval, Renaissance and baroque pieces; free; for ages 50 and up; must provide own instrument and be able to sight-read; join anytime; 425-257-8780.

The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; new members welcome; 425-774-5555; www.soundsingersofedmonds.org.

Snohomish County Windjammers men’s barbershop chorus: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; open to ages 16 and older; 425-259-2383; email nfkeck@yahoo.com.

Threshold choir: Women who sing in small groups at the bedsides of the seriously ill and dying. Rehearsals are 4 to 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays in Stanwood. Call 360-939-0240.

Voices Northwest: 7 p.m. Mondays, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open to women 16 and older; 360-794-4426; email kimmieaikins@hotmail.com.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jams are second and fourth Fridays: Celtic group, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m. Circle jam, 7 p.m. Monthly meeting third Sunday, 12:30 to 5 p.m. jam followed by a potluck. Acoustic instruments welcome; a few loaners available; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email noelula@aol.com.