Music calendar

  • Wed Dec 22nd, 2010 6:23pm
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Messiah

MessiahSing: 7 p.m., Dec. 29, St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 1318 State Highway 532, Camano Island. Donation requested. Orchestra, organ and harpsichord. Scores available to borrow or buy. A Flaming Plum Pudding reception follows. For info., call 360-939-0240.

“Messiah” sing-along: 7 .m. Dec. 30, St. Dunstan’s Church of the Highlands, 722 N. 145th St., Seattle. Suggested donation is $15. Some scores will be available, but guests are asked to bring scores if possible. Call 206-522-9853 or go to www.nwchorale.org for more info.

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

Beethoven’s Ninth, with the Seattle Symphony Chorale and soloists: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30, 2 p.m. Jan. 2. $25 to $121.

New Year’s Eve Concert, Countdown and Celebration: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, post-concert celebration, including dancing to H.B. Radke and the Jet City Singers; 9 p.m. Dec. 31; $50 to $150.

Wyckoff Masterworks Season — violinist Gil Shaham: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6; 8 p.m. Jan 8; $17 to $105.

Seattle Symphony Community Concert: Project brings symphonic music to underserved communities at three neighborhood concerts: 12 p.m. Jan. 7, Seattle City Hall; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, Trinity Parish Church; 7 p.m. Jan. 12, South Seattle Community College. All concerts are free admission.

Distinguished Artists series: Pianist Lang Lang, who the New York Times calls the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” in recital 8 p.m. Jan. 7; $50 to $105.

Fluke/Gabelein Organ Recital series: Joseph Adam, organ, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10; $19 to $29.

Around the World series: Celebrate Asia! Musical traditions of China, Japan, Korea and India, together with those of the West; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14; $17-$70.

Popular culture: Tango Buenos Aires, created by composer and tango director Osvaldo Requena; 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19; $19 to $80.

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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.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jam on Jan. 14: Celtic group, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m. Circle jam, 7 p.m. Bring a fiddle if you have one; a few loaners available; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, e-mail noelula@aol.com.