Sarah Hagen – Wonder Women! A Celebration for Female Composers

In “Wonder Women!”, pianist and humorist Sarah Hagen delves into the remarkable stories and piano music of forgotten female composers from the classical repertoire. This recital will highlight piano works by 18th and 19th century composers, including Clara Schumann, Cécile Chaminade, Delphine von Schauroth, and others. Included will be stunningly gorgeous music by Marianna Martines, …

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Sarah Hagen – Wonder Women! A Celebration for Female Composers

In “Wonder Women!”, pianist and humorist Sarah Hagen delves into the remarkable stories and piano music of forgotten female composers from the classical repertoire. This recital will highlight piano works by 18th and 19th century composers, including Clara Schumann, Cécile Chaminade, Delphine von Schauroth, and others. Included will be stunningly gorgeous music by Marianna Martines, …

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Emma

Emma by Michael Bloom Directed by Angela Bayler October 6 – 29, 2023 Emma Woodhouse, the self-titled “matchmaker of Highbury,” is completely uninterested in marriage for herself…but has big plans for everyone else. Flying high from her most recent match, she takes on her latest project: an orphan named Harriet Smith, who quickly discovers that …

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Chor Anno in Concert

Chor Anno in Concert at Gloria Dei Lutheran Come hear one of the Pacific Northwest’s finest choral groups. It’s made up of outstanding choral directors from all over the Pacific NW. They’re well known for their artistry as conductors, but now PERFORMING from the other side of the music stand…you’ll be thrilled by their amazing …

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Summer Sing-Along with Capital City Chorus

Join Capital City Chorus & Chorale in their first annual Summer Sing-Along on Saturday, July 22 at 7:30pm.  Come sing with the choir, or just come and listen!  There is no wrong way to participate in the feature selection of the Fauré Requiem. A limited number of scores will be available to borrow if you choose …

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Ensemble Mik Nawooj: A Contemporary Renaissance

As rap music continues to evolve and diversify, it only makes sense that talented artists raised on hip hop and armed with music degrees seek to sample from the greatest discoveries of every musical era. That’s absolutely the case with Ensemble Mik Nawooj, the hip-hop orchestra coming soon to The Washington Center for the Performing Arts.

Olympia Symphony Orchestra: Closing Remarks

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS When an orchestra covers a beloved composer, it must take care to play his music with precision. “No piece of music is easy,” said Huw Edwards, Music Director and Conductor of the Olympia Symphony Orchestra, “but Mozart is famous for being so exposed — any blemish on [the performance’s] …

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Emerald City Music: Spiritual Journey

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS In mid-February, Emerald City Music will take Olympia South Sound music lovers on a spiritual journey through classical music. This is the first time an Emerald City concert will feature a soloist, baritone Christopher Herbert, a two-time GRAMMY nominated member of the male classical quartet New York Polyphony. Gilbert …

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Nathan Rødahl

Nathan Rødahl Conducts Olympia Chamber Orchestra

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Native Olympian Nathan Rødahl will conduct the Olympia Chamber Orchestra’s fall concert, where Arriaga’s Symphony in D, Janacek’s Suite for Strings, Korngold’s Shneeman (The Snowman), Debussy’s Petite Suite and Bizet’s Symphony in C come together in an unconventional performance. Each of the five composers share something in common with …

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