Grieg in the Northwest

 

These are performances of Edvard Grieg’s music throughout the Northwest that are not sponsored directly by NWEGS.

If you’d like to include your concert on this page, please contact us!

 

 

Grieg at the Winter Festival

Seattle Chamber Music Society
Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall (map)
Information and tickets available here.

On the program:
Edvard Grieg – Sonata for Violin and Piano in C minor, Op. 45
– Andrew Wan, violin and Cecile Licad, piano
Johannes Brahms  – String Quintet in F Major, Op. 88
Franz Schubert – Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 100, D. 929

 

 

Tales of Sorcery

Salem Symphonic Winds
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm
The Elsinore Theater, Salem, OR (map)
Information and Tickets here.

Music has the power to transport us to magical places! This concert explores music that has ignited the imagination of audiences for generations. Crystal Zimmerman will be performing Grieg’s piano concerto.

On the program:
Edvard Grieg – Piano Concerto in A Minor, Opus 16
Paul Dukas – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Michael Colgrass – Winds of Nagual, A Musical Fable for Wind Ensemble on the Writings of Carlos Castaneda

 

 

Beethoven & Grieg

Kirkland Civic Orchestra
Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
Butterfield chapel at Northwest University, Kirkland (map)
Tickets available here.

The Kirkland Civic Orchestra is an all-volunteer symphony orchestra offering free concerts in the Seattle area. They perform at locations in the Eastside community and in the Seattle area approximately four times a year. The mission of their orchestra is to offer amateur musicians a great opportunity to play interesting repertoire for our supportive audience – primarily on the Eastside of Lake Washington. They are non-profit group that exists because of the support from their audience and their members.

On the program:
Edvard Grieg – Old Norwegian Romance with Variations, Op. 51
Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
– Kaia Selden, violin

 

 

The Adventures of Peer Gynt

Seattle Symphony Family Concerts
Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 11:00 am
Benaroya Hall, Seattle (map)
Tickets available here.

Come with us on a journey through Scandinavia with our friend Peer Gynt! Made popular by Looney Tunes and The Simpsons, Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite transports you to the lush vastness of Scandinavia with popular tunes like Morning Mood and In the Hall of the Mountain King. Our journey ends in Finland where we’ll need your help to perform Sibelius’ expansive Finlandia. Are you up for the journey? Let’s go!

Family Concerts are designed for ages 6 to 12. Extend your experience! Join us in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby one hour before the show for pre-concert activities featuring crafts and instrument exploration.

On the program:
Carl Nielsen – Overture to Maskarade
Edvard Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
Jean Sibelius – Finlandia, Op. 26