Upcoming Events

Friday, 27 March, 2020, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrating Ten Years of the Seattle Modern Orchestrta
Town Hall
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Join SMO in a joyful celebration of its tenth anniversary in the newly-renovated Town Hall.

Saturday, 4 April, 2020, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Pieces for Bob: Celebrating Robert Aitken's 50 years with New Music Concerts, Toronto
Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre
427 Bloor St. W.
Toronto, Ontario

Music written for and premiered by Robert Aitken during his 50 years of artistic direction at New Music Concerts, Toronto

Sunday, 19 April, 2020, 10:30 am - 5:45 pm

SFS at 40: Premieres of Music by Ken Benshoof and Julia Wolfe
Town Hall
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

A full day of concerts and workshops includes my performances of the premiere of a newly-commissioned work by Ken Benshoof, and the Seattle premiere of a new work by Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe for 12 flutes. These premieres will be performed in a program at 11:40AM.

Friday, 24 April, 2020, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Composer Portrait: Music of Angelique Poteat
Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

Chamber music by Angelique Poteat including Urban Scenes for flute, clarinet, cello, contrabass and piano, commissioned by Paul Taub in 2015.

Ticket details to be posted soon.

Sunday, 26 April, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Stories We Tell - Seattle Modern Orchestra
Foster/White Gallery
220 3rd Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98104

A trio concert with Paul Taub, flute, Sophie Baird-Daniel, harp and Ha-Yang Kim, cello/composer, featuring music by Marcos Balter, R. Murray Schafer, Freya Waley-Cohen and a world premiere by Ha-Yang Kim.

Past Events

Friday, 18 January, 2019, 7:00 pm

From Subterranea cover photo

Songs of Echos, with the Seattle Modern Orchestra
Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
93 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101

Including George Crumb/Eleven Echoes of Autumn, Tom Baker/15 Moments, and Angelique Poteat/From Subterranea

Friday, 1 February, 2019, 7:30 pm

Solo Recital Landscape With Birds
Arizona State University, Katzin Concert Hall
50 Gammage Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281

Music by Aitken, Giteck, Lam, Takemitsu, Telemann, Vasks

Sunday, 10 February, 2019, 2:00 pm

mostly nordic 2019 poster

Pēteris Vasks, A Composer Portrait
Nordic Museum, Seattle
2655 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107

Including Landscape With Birds and Sonata, plus performances by the Skyros String Quartet…

Tuesday, 2 April, 2019, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

In the Spotlight: Trimpin's Solo Flute, Eight Pottery Wheels and Assorted Vinyls
Octave 9 Raisbeck Music Center, Benaroya Hall
200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101

A rare performance of MacArthur Award-winner Trimpin’s work written for Paul Taub, at Benaroya Hall’s new Octave 9 space.

Tuesday, 23 April, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

vasks landscape with birds

Washington State Recital Tour 1: Wenatchee - Landscape With Birds
Wenatchee Church of the Nazarene
1011 S Miller Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Free and open to the public! Music by Aitken, Giteck, Lam, Takemitsu, Telemann, Vasks.

Wednesday, 24 April, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

detail of vasks music landscape with birds

Washington State Recital Tour 2: Twisp - Landscape With Birds
Confluence Gallery
104 Glover St N
Twisp, WA 98856

Music by Aitken, Giteck, Lam, Takemitsu, Telemann, Vasks

Sunday, 28 April, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Washington State Recital Tour 3: Whidbey Island - Landscape With Birds
Crawford House
5023 Langley Road
Langley, WA 98260

Music by Aitken, Giteck, Lam, Takemitsu, Telemann, Vasks

Tuesday, 30 April, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

paul taub playing flute

Washington State Recital Tour 4: Seattle - Landscape With Birds
Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum
93 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101

Music by Aitken, Giteck, Lam, Telemann, Takemitsu, Vasks

Friday, 7 June, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Benjamin Britten War Requiem
Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Saturday, 15 June, 2019, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Seattle Modern Orchestra - "Mouthpieces" with composer/soprano Erin Gee
Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103