Seattle Chamber Music Society

James Ehnes, Artistic Director / Toby Saks, Associate Artistic Director

2013 Summer Festival //

This summer, SCMS is pleased to invite you to join us for TWELVE concerts programmed by Artistic Director, James Ehnes. The Summer Festival runs from June 29-July 26 and features a number of exciting ensembles, including string quartets by Shostakovitch, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Barber, Stravinsky's Rite of Spring (piano, four hand version), and much more!  Each concert is preceded by a FREE 30-minute recital one hour prior to the concert. Download our Ticket Brochure.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, Op. 120 No.1
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in C minor, Op. 1 No. 3
Légende for Trumpet and Piano
Intrada for Trumpet and Piano
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B minor, Op. 115

Monday, July 1, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Suite Bergamasque
La Valse
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
La Revue de Cuisine
Sonata for Violin and Piano in D Major, Op. 94bis
String Quartet No. 3 in E-flat minor, Op. 30

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Toccata (arr. J. Lindemann/K. Alexandrov)
Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3 (arr. J. Lindemann)
Echoes of Harlem (arr. J. Lindemann)
Concierto de Aranjuez (arr. J. Lindemann/K. Alexandrov)
"Amazing Grace" Variations (arr. J. Lindemann)
Prayer
Riverdance (arr. J. Lindemann/ K. Alexandrov)
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Heptade
Quintet for Piano and Strings in C minor
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 81

Friday, July 5, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Body of Your Dreams
Beat
China Gates
Rash
8:00 pm

Monday, July 8, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Introduction to Lawrence Dillon's "Sanctuary" Septet
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
10 Variations on 'Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu' for Piano Trio, Op. 121a
Sanctuary - WORLD PREMIERE COMMISSIONED BY SCMS COMMISSIONING CLUB
Divertimento for String Trio in E-flat Major, K. 563

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Sonata #1 for Piano, Op. 22
Six Pièces, Op. 53
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
String Quartet in E-flat Major
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major, Op. 102 No. 2
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in A minor, Op. 50

Friday, July 12, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI:32
Allegro de Concierto, Op. 46
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
3 Romances, Op. 94
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 15
3 Romances, Op. 22
Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in G minor, Op. 26

Monday, July 15, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Featuring the Monika Meyer Clowes Memorial Award winner of SCMS/KING FM Young Artist Competition
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3
Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 65
Trio for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano in A minor, Op. 114

Friday, July 19, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Ballade in G minor, Op. 23
Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise brillante, Op. 22
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423
Quartet for Piano and String in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola, H. 313
Quartet for Piano and Strings in B-Flat Major, Op. 41

Monday, July 22, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
El amor y la muerte (Balada) from Goyescas
Dolly Suite
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Trio for violin, Cello and Piano- RECORDING LIVE
Largo for Violin, Clarinet and Piano - RECORDING LIVE
Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano; K. 498 "Kegelstatt"
Elegy - RECORDING LIVE
Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 47

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
String Quartet No. 8, Op. 110- RECORDING LIVE
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
String Quartet No. 7, Op. 108
Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Major
Quartet for Piano and Strings No. 2 in A Major, Op. 26

Friday, July 26, 2013

7:00 pm
Recital
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
Sonata for Violin and Piano- RECORDING LIVE
8:00 pm
Concert
Benaroya Hall / Nordstrom Recital Hall
String Quartet, Op. 11- RECORDING LIVE
String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18 No. 1
The Rite of Spring for Piano, Four Hands