The following concerts are included on the SCCS Full 2018-19 Season Subscription: |
Summer Concert I: Music of Spain and Latin America
Thursday - July 12, 2018 (7:30 PM)
12317 Gravelly Lake Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Hilary Field, guitar
Come enjoy a fantastic program, with works by Albéniz, Morel, Solís, Villa-Lobos, and Hilary Field herself, among others.
Guitarist Hilary Field returns to the Second City Chamber Series to perform works from her new album, "Premieres," featuring contemporary Hispanic works which celebrate the natural rhythmic, harmonic, and lyrical beauty of classical guitar.
Summer Concert II: Trebelle Piano Trio
Thursday - July 26, 2018 (7:30 PM)
12317 Gravelly Lake Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Trebelle Piano Trio
Robyn Wells, piano; Jennifer Dunn, violin; Heidi Nagel, cello
- Alexander Borodin: Piano Trio in D Major
- Sergei Rachmaninoff: Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor
- Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Piano Trio in C minor
Come enjoy the delightful strains of the Pacific Northwest's own Trebelle Piano trio in concert at Lakewold Gardens, presenting some of Russia's most iconic and dramatic chamber music compositions for piano trio.
Winter Concert I: Songs from a Hidden Land (Girsky Quartet)
Friday - September 28, 2018 (7:30 PM)
The Great Hall of Annie Wright School
827 Tacoma Ave N
Tacoma, WA 98403
Girsky String Quartet
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 string quartet is one of the most exciting new string ensembles in the Pacific Northwest, 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 extensively on the West Coast. 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 (4:00 PM)
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 (4:00 PM)
First Lutheran Church
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.
Young Chamber Players Annual Recital
Friday - March 8, 2019 (6:00 PM)
Skyline Presbyterian Church
6301 N Westgate Blvd
Tacoma, WA 98406
Over the past two decades, Second City's Young Chamber Players (YCP) has played a vital role in bringing up the next generation of excellent, young musicians. Over the years, the YCP program has introduced hundreds of gifted students to the delights of chamber music through professional coaching and performance opportunities. Come hear this year's selection of talented young chamber musicians in their annual showcase chamber music recital. This year's concert will be particularly stunning due to a special collaboration with singers of the internationally-touring Tacoma Youth Chorus.
NOTE: Please note that this Season subscription does not include the SCCS annual fundraiser on August 12th, 2018. We would love to see you there, too! Tickets to the fundraiser can be purchased separately on Brown Paper Tickets.
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!
Various Venues in Tacoma and Gig Harbor (View)
Various Venues in Tacoma and Gig Harbor
Tacoma and Gig Harbor, WA 98402
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|