INSOMNIA

“He would lie in the bed and finally, with daylight, he would go to sleep. After all, he said to himself, it’s probably only insomnia. Many must have it.” –Hemingway   In our busy world, rest comes with a price. 17th Century Count Keyserling was no stranger to restlessness. He […]

CLARINET DANCES

Emerald City Music is Olympia’s home for world-class classical music performances in an unstuffy, friendly environment.    Hear two remarkable and colorful clarinet quintets in one night! Carl Maria Von Weber’s Clarinet Quintet was written for his close friend, the clarinet virtuoso Heinrich Baermann. While the latter would have preferred […]

SPOTLIGHT: COMPOSER GEORGE CRUMB

“I am certain that most composers today would consider today’s music to be rich, not to say confusing, in its enormous diversity of styles, technical procedures, and systems of esthetics.” – George Crumb   In this special theatrical evening, Emerald City Music hones in on the music and legacy of […]

EVOLUTION

Emerald City Music is Olympia’s home for world-class classical music performances in an unstuffy environment.    This epic performance tells the tale of the world’s most loved and versatile instrument. Listeners will follow its physical evolution and the iconic music written at each stage of technological development:  from the harpsichord […]

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