The Concert Truck Returns!

June 20-30, 2024

Come this Summer and experience the magic and excitement of Seattle Chamber Music Society concerts put on wheels. SCMS musicians will join Concert Truck artists to play a series of concerts throughout the region, free and open to the public in neighborhoods, parks, and markets near you! Stay tuned for more details!

 

Have a great idea for a concert truck location? Let us know!
Contact us at [email protected] to submit ideas, requests and thoughts!

 

The Concert Truck’s 2024 residency with SCMS is generously sponsored by Maryanne Tagney.

The Concert Truck Schedule

DATE/TIME

LOCATION

Thursday, June 20

1:30pm

Thursday, June 20

5:30pm

Lake City Farmers Market
(Albert Davis Park)

Friday, June 21

12:00pm

Saturday, June 22

12:00pm

Saturday, June 22

5:00pm

Sunday, June 23

12:00pm

Sunday, June 23

7:00pm

Warren G. Magnuson Park
(Next to Magnuson Swimming Beach parking lot)

Tuesday, June 25

11:30am

Tuesday, June 25

5:00pm

Wednesday, June 26

11:00am

Freeway Park
(6th Ave & Seneca St)

Wednesday, June 26

5:00pm

Thursday, June 27

12:00pm

Thursday, June 27

6:00pm

Seattle Chinese Garden
(North of parking lot behind pavillion)

Friday, June 28

12:00pm

Washington Park Arboretum

(Crabapple Meadow near Visitor Center)

Friday, June 28

4:30pm

Saturday, June 29

12:00pm

Saturday, June 29

5:30pm

Sunday, June 30

12:00pm

PROGRAM:
June 20-22

PROGRAM:
June 23 & 25

PROGRAM:
June 26-30

DANCE


Samuel Barber

Souvenirs Op. 28, Waltz


Antonín Dvořák - Slavonic Dances


Florence Price - Elfentanz


John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Béla Bartók - Romanian Folk Dances


Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion 


Alexej Gerassimez - Piazonore

Camille Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre


MUSICIANS

Evan Johanson, violin

Nick Luby, piano

Mari Yoshinaga, percussion

Susan Zhang, piano












SONG


Charles Gounod - 
Juliette’s Waltz from Romeo et Juliette


Felix Mendelssohn - Song without Words, Op. 109


Clara Schumann - Three Romances, Leidenschaftlich schnell


Franz Schubert -

Der Musensohn 

Die Forelle 

Gretchen am Spinnrade

Erlkönig


Antonín Dvořák - Silent Woods


Jules Massenet - Elegie


Claude Debussy - 

"Green"

Fantoches

Beau soir



William Grant Still - Summerland


George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue



MUSICIANS 

Nathan Chan, cello

Nick Luby, piano

Allison Pohl, voice

Susan Zhang, piano


ROMANCE


Astor Piazzolla - 
Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, Verano Porteño


Gabriel Fauré - Après un rêve


Maurice Ravel -

Sonata for Violin and Cello, Vif, avec entrain

Mother Goose Suite, selected movements


Clara Schumann - Three Romances, Andante molto


Johannes Brahms - Piano Trio No.1, Allegro con brio


Florence Price - Adoration

Hold Fast to Dreams


Anton Arensky - Piano Trio No. 1, Finale. Allegro non troppo



MUSICIANS 

Sterling Elliott, cello

Nick Luby, piano

Rachel Lee Priday, violin

Susan Zhang, piano

Hear from your fellow music lovers below!

 

“I must say with all the free concerts my life has changed, it has become more enriched, calm and I appreciate classical music in a brand new way. Thanks for a great gift and a great summer!”

 

 

“It was fantastic!
The location was really divine.”
“Please come back to the Bellevue Botanical Gardens!
This was truly a delight.”

 

“We live close and happened on the concert.
It made our day. Thank you!!”
“Really appreciated the great expertise of the musicians. Thanks for the experience!”

 

“Such a lovely setting for the music! Great way to unwind after work.” “Amazing performance —
wonderful sound, diverse selections, talented musicians”