Nordic Chamber Music | 2024-2025

Laura Loge, Artistic Director

In lieu of tickets this year we are offering the concerts to all regardless of financial position. With several suggested donation levels, we hope you’ll consider pre-registering for the concerts, supporting the full season, or donating at whatever level is comfortable for you.

We are able to continue to provide this series because of the generosity of individuals like you.

Thank you. Takk. Tak. Tack. Takk. Kiitos.

Select the concert you would like to attend and click the link in the title for more information.

2024-2025 Series

Iceland | Island Strings
• September 22 at 2 pm
• Ballard First Lutheran Church
Featuring the Nexus Quartet performing works for string quartet from Iceland & other islands.

Finland | Sax-o-Finn
• November 24 at 2 pm
• Ballard First Lutheran Church
Featuring Soren Hamm, Fred Winkler, Erik Steighner, & Evan Smith performing Finnish music for saxophone quartet, trio, duo, & solo.

Nordic Neighbor: British Isles | An Afternoon in Britain
• January 12 at 2 pm
• Ballard First Lutheran Church
Featuring Welsh mezzo-soprano Nerys Jones & pianist Steven Luksan performing a tour of the British Isles through Folk & Art Songs.

Denmark | A Fair and Lovely Land
• March 2 at 2 pm
• Ballard First Lutheran Church
Featuring the Emerald Ensemble, conducted by Gary Cannon, performing Danish choral music through the centuries.

Norway | Musical Migration
• April 27 at 2 pm
• Ballard First Lutheran Church
Featuring pianist Steven Luksan, violinist Julia Adams, & soprano Laura Loge exploring music composed by Norwegian-American immigrants through two centuries of immigration.

Sweden | Keys to the Swedish Harp
• May 18 at 2 pm
• Ballard First Lutheran Church
Featuring Anna Abraham and Leslie Foley performing on nyckelharpa, fiddle & more, exploring the link between folk music and classical music on strings.

The Nordic Chamber Music Series is produced by the Northwest Edvard Grieg Society. Additional support comes from 4Culture, ArtsWA, and ArtsFund, and by individual donors like you.

If you would like to support this series and ensure its future, please donate here!

Additional support for previous seasons has been provided by individual donors and grants from the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, the Seattle Polish Foundation, the American-Scandinavian Foundation, and American Guild of Organists, Seattle Chapter, & the Jane Isakson Lea Foundation.

We are grateful for their support.