Upcoming Performances

SMCO Winds
Inaugural Chamber Music Performance
Sunday March 15, 2015
3:00 PM
Kent Lutheran Church
336 2nd Ave S, Kent, WA 98032

Béla Bartók: Petite Suite, Sz. 105 (arr. Sahagian)
Darius Milhaud: Two Sketches
György Ligeti: Six Bagatelles
Jacques Ibert: Cinq Pièces en trio
Jan Bach: Selections from Two-Bit Contraptions
Henri Tomasi: Cinq danses profanes et sacrées
Paquito D’Rivera: Contradanza from Aires Tropicales

Maggie Stapleton, flute
Ursula Sahagian, oboe
Sabrina Pope, clarinet
Jamael Smith, bassoon
Casey Cheever, French horn

The first official performance of the SMCO Winds, a quintet composed of Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra players, features a dazzling variety of short pieces by composers from all over the world. Don’t miss this special afternoon of chamber music, part of Kent Lutheran Church’s Chancel Arts Series.

All tickets: $12.50, available at the door on the day of the performance.
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SMCO String Quartet
Inaugural Chamber Music Performance
Saturday March 21, 2015
7:30 PM
Haller Lake United Methodist Church
13055 1st Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in D major, Op.71 No.2
Mark Jurcisin: String Quartet No.3
Sergei Prokofiev: String Quartet No.1, Op.50

Rose McIntosh, violin
Andrew Sumitani, violin
Tricia Wu, viola
Mary Riles, cello

The SMCO String Quartet, composed of leading players of SMCO’s acclaimed string section, will perform works of Haydn and Prokofiev on its first official performance. This concert also features the premiere a new work by Mark Jurcisin, part of the Haller Lake Music Series.

All tickets: $20 suggested donation at the door.
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Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra
Friday May 29, 2015
8:00 PM
Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center
Season Finale

Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major
Felix Mendelssohn: Overture in C major for Wind Instruments “Nocturno”
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 3 in D major

Quinton Morris, violin
Geoffrey Larson, conductor

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SMCO’s Season Finale features works from the prolific teenage years of musical geniuses. Joining the ensemble is renowned soloist and chamber musician Quinton Morris, whose career features eleven years as Artistic Director of The Young Eight, an acclaimed string octet that performed three consecutive years of sold-out recitals at Carnegie Hall.