Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Philharmonia Northwest Chamber Orchestra Performing At St. Stephens On Sunday





This Sunday at 2:30pm, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.(4805 NE 45th Street) is once again hosting Philharmonia,  a chamber orchestra performing classical music .

They are St. Stephen's Orchestra-in-Residence, and present a five-concert season each year, highlighting several of the areas outstanding soloists and composers.

The orchestra, according to the website, was founded in 1976, and performs "standard and non-standard repertoire for chamber orchestra, filling an unoccupied niche in the Seattle musical scene."

Here is information:

Now in its 36th season, Philharmonia Northwest was established in 1976 by Frances Walton as the chamber symphony arm of the Thalia Symphony. It has been an independent branch of Thalia Allied Artists since 1985, taking its current name in 1987 under long-time Music Director Roupen Shakarian.  
The Orchestra is comprised of approximately 40 musicians from the Puget Sound area, who volunteer their talents and perform music ranging from the works of the Baroque era to world premieres.

The orchestra is directed by Julia Tai and will feature violinist Gloria Ferry-Brennan playing:
  • WEBER: Aufforderung zum Tanz ("Invitation to the Dance")
  • MOZART: Violin Conerto No. 4 in D Major
  • BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
Here is ticket information.

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