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"Delicacy and Mastery": Mendelssohn's "Scottish" Symphony

Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Meydenbauer Theatre
11100 NE 6th ST
Bellevue, WA 98004

Mendelssohn's celebrated sonic souvenir of his Scottish sojourn, plus music by Mozart and Ravel with soprano soloist Tess Altiveros.

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Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Eastlake Performing Arts Center
Eastlake High School
400 228th AVE NE
Sammamish, WA 98074

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On this day, January 17th

Born:

  • Henk Badings, Dutch composer, in 1907.
  • Donald Erb, American composer, in 1927.
  • François Joseph Gossec, Dutch composer, in 1734.
  • Antonio Pace, Italian composer, in 1545.

Died:

  • Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer, in 1751.
  • Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Spanish composer, in 1826.
  • Grazyna Bacewicz, Polish composer, in 1969.
  • Jean-François Dandrieu, French composer, in 1738.
  • Johnny Otis, American composer, in 2012.

Wow, a lot happened on this date!

Mozart wrote several concertos for his friend Joseph Leutgeb. These concertos were for the natural horn, the predecessor to the modern French horn.