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SCCS Winter Season Subscription
Various locations in Tacoma and Gig Harbor
Tacoma and Gig Harbor, WA
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The following concerts are included on the SCCS Full 2018-19 Season Subscription:

Winter Concert I: Songs from a Hidden Land
Friday - September 28, 2018
The Great Hall of Annie Wright School
827 Tacoma Ave N
Tacoma, WA 98403

Artur Girsky, violin; Natasha Bazhanov, violin; Julie Whitton, viola; Rowena Hammill, cello

- Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 3
- Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet
- Zoltán Kodály: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10
- György Kurtág: 12 Microludes for String Quartet, Op. 13, Hommage à Mihály András

"The Songs We Hide," a new novel by Tacoma author Connie Connally, explores the role of music and art in maintaining community and sanity during the years of Hungary's domination by the Soviet Union. Come hear Ms. Connally read excerpts from her book and listen to the exciting music of this hidden land, performed by the talented Girsky Quartet.

Formed in 2012, the Girsky quartet is one of the West Coast's most exciting new string ensembles, with violinists Artur Girsky and Natasha Bazhanov (from the Seattle Symphony), violist Julie Whitton (also from Seattle Symphony), and cellist Rowena Hammill (from the Los Angeles opera). They have already had their ensemble debut on 98.1 King FM and have performed in the Los Angeles area, the San Juans, Richmond Beach, as well as extensively in Seattle, their home city. Join us for an unforgettable evening of string quartet heaven at our traditional concert venue of Annie Wright School's Great Hall.

Winter Concert II: Nordic Lights
Saturday - February 9, 2019
A private residence in Gig Harbor

Svend Rønning, violin; Lisa Bergman, piano
This is a special house concert performance!

- Tor Aulin: Four Watercolors (Fyra Akvareller)
- Harri Wessman: Rain and Red Wine (Sadetta ja punaviiniä)
- Jón Nordal: Fairy Tale Sisters (Systur Í Garðshorni)
- Jean Sibelius: Five Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 81
- Edvard Grieg: Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45
- Jacob Gade: Tango Jalousie

To celebrate the bleak midwinter, cozy up with Artistic Director Svend Rønning and pianist Lisa Bergman in an intimate house concert setting as they explore their shared passion for Nordic Music!

Winter Concert III: Paris and Vienna
Sunday - April 28, 2019
First Lutheran Church, Tacoma
524 South I Street
Tacoma, WA 98405

The Delft Piano Trio and Friends: Lauren Basney, violin; Elizabeth Oakes, viola; Sally Singer Tuttle, cello; David Kim, piano

- Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, op. 25
- Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet no. 1 in C minor, op. 15

The Walla Walla-based Delft Trio is joined by violist Elizabeth Oakes to perform two of the most renowned piano quartets in the literature, the Brahms G minor and Fauré C minor.

If you're looking for the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon in April, look no further! Come to First Lutheran church in Tacoma, WA on April 28th, 2019 and enjoy the glorious melodies of string quartets composed by these two celebrated late-Romantic period composers.

Second City Concerts are Accessible to All
Children and student are welcome at our concerts! We love seeing whole families at our concerts. We simply request that you be considerate of our audience. If your child is too young to sit through a movie in the theater without talking, they may not yet be ready to be in our audience. Thank you for your consideration.

All our concerts are wheelchair-accessible.
If you need extra assistance getting from your car to our concert venue, please call (253)572-8863. We will gladly assist you!
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Various locations in Tacoma and Gig Harbor (View)
Tacoma and Gig Harbor
Tacoma and Gig Harbor, WA 98402
United States


Arts > Performance
Music > All Ages
Music > Classical
Music > Global
Music > World

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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