Seattle Chamber Music Society

James Ehnes, Artistic Director

James Ehnes: Korngold’s Sextet for Strings in D Major, Op. 10
Updates from James Winter Festival

As some of you may remember, I wrote a little essay this…

William Wolfram: Strauss’ Enoch Arden
Musician Highlight

The 2018 Winter Festival marks the SCMS premiere of Richard Strauss’ melodrama…

Artist Spotlight: Simone Porter
Musician Highlight

Violinist Simone Porter is returning to SCMS during the 2018 Winter Festival….

Lisa Bielawa’s Fictional Migrations
Musician Highlight

Lisa Bielawa is an award-winning composer and vocalist and the selected composer…

James Ehnes: Korngold’s Quintet for Piano and Strings in E Major, Op. 15
Updates from James

The Boy Genius Who Almost Became the Forgotten Man Rarely if ever…

James Ehnes: Mozart’s Divertimento for String Trio K. 563
Updates from James

Who has seen Amadeus? One of my favorite scenes is when the…

Patron Spotlight: Tony Trifiletti
Patron Spotlight

Seattle Chamber Music Society celebrates it’s 35th Season during the 2016 season….

Artist Spotlight: Gloria Chien
Musician Highlight

Pianist Gloria Chien makes her SCMS debut during the 2016 Winter Festival….

James Ehnes: Bartók’s Violin Sonata No. 1
Updates from James

My Bartók obsession has been going full tilt for quite a number…

Artist Spotlight: Edward Arron
Musician Highlight

Cellist Edward Arron leads several chamber music festivals, including the Musical Masterworks concert series…

James Ehnes: Debussy’s String Quartet
Updates from James

I’m sure it’s obvious that one of the greatest perks of my…

SCMS in Korea
Featured Trips

Recently a group of SCMS had the chance to travel to Korea….

Lorna McGhee returns to SCMS for the 2016 Winter Festival
Musician Highlight

Lorna McGhee, principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, was our featured…