Composed immediately following his wildly successful Messiah, this dramatic tale of love, betrayal, faith, and redemption has remained one of Handel's most enduringly popular oratorios. Stephen Stubbs leads the Pacific MusicWorks orchestra and UW Chamber Singers with internationally acclaimed tenor Aaron Sheehan in the title role.
Hardanger fiddle player, Rachel Nesvig, teams up with Scottish fiddler, Brandon Vance, for this historically-informed project, exploring the cross-pollination of fiddle styles that have developed as a result of the maritime trade routes between Norway, Shetland, and points beyond!
8800 SW Oleson Road, Portland, Oregon 97223
NNW Members: $20
John Cunningham’s House
1) 2:30-5p, Scottish Fiddle Workshop with Brandon Vance
2) 5p-6:30p, Potluck Dinner
3) 7pm-9p, House Concert featuring Brandon Vance (fiddle) and Dan Carollo (guitar)
This workshop is generously hosted by The Northwest Scottish Fiddlers Club
Dréos a Celtic ensemble of performing composers who create new music and reimagine old music using a traditional vocabulary. Combining the blazing piping of Eliot Grasso, virtuosic fiddling of Brandon Vance, and powerhouse accompaniment of Glen Waddell, Dréos offers listeners exciting, handcrafted music in a living tradition, and brings audiences and students into a centuries-old cultural-artistic dialogue. For more info on Dréos, visit: www.dreosmusic.com
Scotland’s natural beauty and rich heritage has inspired musicians for centuries. Internationally acclaimed Scottish fiddler and violinist Brandon Vance joins harpsichordist and guitarist Henry Lebedinsky invite you to explore the interplay between art and folk music in 18th century Scotland. Sonatas by Oswald, MacLean, Munro, and Marshall dance alongside traditional reels, Strathspeys, jigs, and marches in this unique and wonderful program.
Scotland’s natural beauty and rich heritage has inspired musicians for centuries. Internationally acclaimed Scottish fiddler and violinist Brandon Vance joins harpsichordist and guitarist Henry Lebedinsky to explore the interplay between art and folk music in 18th century Scotland. Sonatas by Oswald, MacLean, Munro, and Marshall dance alongside traditional reels, Strathspeys, jigs, and marches in this unique and wonderful program.
Brandon Vance (fiddle), Dave Bartley (mandolin guitar), & George Paul (fiddle, mandolin, guitar, piano, cajon), Craig Wolfe, caller.
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA
$9 general admission
$8 SFS members
$8 PNA members
$5 for full-time students
Free for people under the age of 16.
Keltoi's spirited interpretations of Scottish and Irish dance music and soulful vocal harmonies are innovative, entertaining, and uplifting. Ranging from the fiery to the poignant, Keltoi's music reflects the passion and experience of its members.
15420 Vashon Highway SW, Vashon Island
$20 General Admission
Rachel Nesvig: Hardingfele, fiddle, mouthharp, cello, vocals
Brandon Vance: Hardingfele, fiddle, bagpipes, vocals, five-string fiddle
“Crossing the North Sea” is a collaboration between Hardingfela player, Rachel Nesvig and Scottish fiddler, Brandon Vance whose repertoire explores the cross-pollination of fiddle styles that have developed as a result of the maritime trade routes between Norway, Shetland, and points beyond!
$10 Suggested Donation
Concertmaster: Denise Dillenbeck
Caroline Shaw Entr'acte
Jennifer Higdon Quiet Art from 'Impressions'
Jessie Montgomery Strum
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings
Spend an evening with the Sinfonietta and celebrate three American women composers who are celebrated for their contributions to today's world of classical music
House Concert at John Cunningham’s
Rich Hill: vocals
Brendan Boyle: vocals
Brandon Vance: fiddle, vocals
Cameron Stahl: Irish flute, whistle, vocals
Back by popular demand after their debut performance last April, The Beltane Boys add their soulful blend of male vocal harmonies to songs from all around the British Isles and Ireland. Come enjoy old favorites and fresh interpretations of classics, in English, Scots-Gaelic, and Irish. Rumor has it, there will be some surprise guests in the second half …
For reservations, and more info, email John Cunningham, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pioneer Park Pavilion, Puyallup, WA
Mozart: Paris Symphony
Ravel: Le Tombeau du Couperin
Fauré: Requiem (with Seattle Choral Company)
David Lockington, Artistic Partner/Director
Jennifer Bromagen, Soprano
Damien Geter, Bass-Baritone
Freddie Coleman, Artistic Director of Seattle Choral Company