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July 17, 2017

Emerald City Music: In Blue

Buy Tickets   Virtuosic classical music shows in Olympia feature the world’s top-tier soloists and chamber musicians. Breaking from the traditional, this lively performance blends two wildly diverse genres: blues and classical. Experience Gershwin’s timeless Rhapsody in Blue with two pianists, and Rzweski’s musical interpretation of the sounds of the cotton mill in Winnsboro, South…
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July 17, 2017

Emerald City Music: Spiritual Journey

Buy Tickets   Virtuosic classical music shows in Olympia feature the world’s top-tier soloists and chamber musicians. For the first time ever, Emerald City Music explores the power of the human voice with a carefully crafted selection of works inspired by spirituals. Music by Mendelssohn, Ives, Copland, and more. Ives — Violin Sonata no. 4…
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July 17, 2017

Emerald City Music: Artist Spotlight, percussionist Andy Akiho

Buy Tickets   Brooklyn-based composer and percussionist Andy Akiho takes over the Emerald City Music stage to curate an exclusive evening of his own compositions alongside the works of other inspirational composers. Described as “mold-breaking,” “alert and alive,” “dramatic,” and “vital” by The New York Times, Akiho’s commissions have premiered at the New York Philharmonic,…
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July 17, 2017

Emerald City Music: Not Even the Wind

Buy Tickets   Virtuosic classical music shows in Olympia feature the world’s top-tier soloists and chamber musicians. Witness the first-ever performance of a new work by Grammy and Pulitzer prizewinning composer John Luther Adams alongside tunes by Bernstein, Dvorak, and Reich. Berstein — America!, for Violin and Piano Norman — Light Adams — “there is…
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