2017-18 Season - Philharmonia Northwest
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Welcome to our 17-18 Season!

This year we’re presenting classical works from all over the world, including: Japan, Finland, Central/South America, and North America. We’re excited to again be collaborating with the Kirkland Choral Society for a Christmas concert at Bastyr University and Verdi’s Requiem in Benaroya Hall. Join us for the whole season!

View our 17-18 brochure by clicking HERE!

Concert I: At the Japanese Garden

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Sunday, October 1, 2017, 2:30PM
Bonnie Whiting, xylophone

Toru Takemitsu: Three Film Scores for string orchestra:
—“Music of Training and Rest” (from José Torres)
—“Funeral Music” (from Black Rain)
—“Waltz” (from Face of Another)
Alan Hovhaness: Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints, op. 211
Kosaku Yamada: Symphony in F major (“Triumph and Peace”)


Concert II: Finland 100

Benaroya Hall
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 2PM
Maria Männistö, soprano

Jean Sibelius: Finlandia, op. 26
Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite, op. 11
Kaija Saariaho: Leino Songs
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Lintukoto (Isle of Bliss)
Jean Sibelius: Oma maa (Our Native Land), Op. 92


KCS Christmas Concerts

*Not included in the season subscription
Bastyr University Chapel
Saturday, December 2, 7:30 PM
Sunday December 3, 3:00 PM

J.S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio Cantatas No. 2 & 3


Concert III: Viva Americas!

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:30PM
Mikhail Shmidt, violin

Silvestre Revueltas: Janitzio
Arturo Marquez: Danzón No. 2
Osvaldo Mendoza: Tres retratos Mexicanos (Three Mexican Portraits) – New Commission
Astor Piazzolla: Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas (Four Seasons in Buenos Aires)


Concert IV: Verdi’s Requiem

Benaroya Hall
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 2PM
Kirkland Choral Society

Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem


Concert V: Leonard Bernstein at 100

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 2:30PM
Paul Taub, flute

Leonard Bernstein:
Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
Halil
Mass (selections)


Seattle Young Artists Concert

*Not included in the season subscription
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Repertoire TBA

17-18 Brochure

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