March 23, 2018, 7:30pm
Proceeds to benefit The Maltby Food Bank
Tickets by donation – pay what you can. Suggested donation: General-$20 Students/Seniors – $10.
Performers: Sean Osborn – Clarinet, Eric Han – ‘Cello, Jessica Choe – Piano from Orca Concerts
Music by Beethoven, Poulenc, Kernis, and Welcher
The Orca Concert Series’ “Harmony for Hope” concert on March 23rd will be at Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church to benefit the Maltby Food Bank. Come hear great music for a great cause. Orca Concerts director Sean Osborn will perform on clarinet, joined by Seattle Symphony ‘cellist Eric Han, and pianist Jessica Choe. Aaron Jay Kernis’s passionate Trio in Red is featured, along with Beethoven’s ebullient “Gassenhauer” trio, Op. 11, and Francis Poulenc’s “Sonata for Clarinet and Piano.”
Winner of the 2017-18 American Prize in Instrumental Performance, Sean Osborn has toured the world as soloist and chamber musician, and during his eleven years with the Metropolitan Opera. He has appeared as guest principal clarinet with the New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Seattle Symphony and other fine ensembles. Seattle Symphony cellist Eric Han made his concerto debut with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at the age of 14, and performed at numerous festivals, including Moritzburg Festival, La Jolla SummerFest, and Music@Menlo.
Pianist Jessica Choe has performed throughout the US, Europe and Asia in such halls as The Kennedy Center, Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lincoln Center, and has won numerous prizes including the Samick Piano Competition, Baldwin Piano Competition, Steinway Society Competition among others.
The Orca concert series began in 2017, and is run by Clarinettissimo, a 501(c)(3) registered in Washington State. Performers this season include musicians who have performed with the Berlin Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, Seattle Chamber Music Society, and at many of the great halls of the world. Visit us online at www.orcamusic.org