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Gerard Schwarz on “The All-Star Orchestra”

Gerard Schwarz on “The All-Star Orchestra”

Sunday, October 19 at 3 p.m. Music talk Maestro Gerard Schwarz, Seattle Symphony’s conductor laureate, discusses his new project and public television series “The All-Star Orchestra,” his handpicked ensemble of top musicians from America’s leading orchestras. Schwarz will share excerpts of the music and discuss how he is educating the public through the orchestra’s television(…)

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In Sleep The World Is Yours

In Sleep The World Is Yours

Saturday, October 11 at 2 p.m. Concert Music of Remembrance opens its tenth Sparks of Glory concerts-with-commentary season with Lori Laitman’s 2013 song cycle “In Sleep the World Is Yours,” inspired by the poetry of Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger. Selma died in a Ukrainian labor camp in 1942 at the age of 18, but her powerful poetry(…)

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Matisyahu

Matisyahu

Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m. Concert The former “Hasidic reggae superstar” comes to Seattle with his latest album, “Akedah.” Since shocking (and disappointing) many fans with his distance from religious life, the musician describes his latest material as “the kind of album an artist makes when there is no other creative choice but to(…)

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