Category Archives: Events and Performances

Sunday September 30, 2012 – The Box Is Empty on Kinetics Radio

This Sunday night, September 30, 2012, The Box Is Empty can be heard on Kinetics Radio.  KR will be broadcasting TBIE’s June 29 performance of Nat Evans’s Hear No Noise, with Maria Mannisto Soprano and yours truly conducting.  Word on

Sunday September 30, 2012 – The Box Is Empty on Kinetics Radio

This Sunday night, September 30, 2012, The Box Is Empty can be heard on Kinetics Radio.  KR will be broadcasting TBIE’s June 29 performance of Nat Evans’s Hear No Noise, with Maria Mannisto Soprano and yours truly conducting.  Word on

The Box Is Empty Live at the Century Ballroom • June 29, 2012 • 8:00 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m. • The Century Ballroom • $15 general admission, $10 students.

The Box Is Empty is pleased to bring you a third concert of premiers and new works. “Live at the Century Ballroom” will include works by Bang on a Can founder Michael Gordon, the Dutch multi-media composer-director Michel Van Der

The Box Is Empty Live at the Century Ballroom • June 29, 2012 • 8:00 p.m., doors open at 7:30 p.m. • The Century Ballroom • $15 general admission, $10 students.

The Box Is Empty is pleased to bring you a third concert of premiers and new works. “Live at the Century Ballroom” will include works by Bang on a Can founder Michael Gordon, the Dutch multi-media composer-director Michel Van Der

Vespertine Opera Theater – Poulenc’s “La Voix Humaine” • May 25, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • May 27, 2012 • 4:00 p.m. • Stone Soup Theater

Join Vespertine Opera Theater in its daring and intimate production of Francis Poulenc’s gripping psychodrama, La Voix Humaine, performed in English. In this one-act, one-woman show, a young lady has a telephone conversation with her ex-lover, over the course of

Vespertine Opera Theater – Poulenc’s “La Voix Humaine” • May 25, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • May 27, 2012 • 4:00 p.m. • Stone Soup Theater

Join Vespertine Opera Theater in its daring and intimate production of Francis Poulenc’s gripping psychodrama, La Voix Humaine, performed in English. In this one-act, one-woman show, a young lady has a telephone conversation with her ex-lover, over the course of

Seattle Modern Orchestra – Music On Paintings • May 19, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center

L’Asie d’aprés Tiepolo by Hugues Dufourt Rothko Chapel by Morton Feldman For its season finale, Seattle Modern Orchestra will present two pieces where the ideas and emotions unique to the visual arts are transformed into music. Themed Music on Paintings,

Seattle Modern Orchestra – Music On Paintings • May 19, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center

L’Asie d’aprés Tiepolo by Hugues Dufourt Rothko Chapel by Morton Feldman For its season finale, Seattle Modern Orchestra will present two pieces where the ideas and emotions unique to the visual arts are transformed into music. Themed Music on Paintings,

“Still life With Transmigration” by Nat Evans May 5, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center • Suggested donation $5-$15

On May 5th composer Nat Evans will present a program of recent West Coast music by Evans, Christopher Roberts, and Jim Fox that explores the aesthetics of nature and place. Composer-performer Christopher Roberts will play Last Cicada Singing, his serene,

“Still life With Transmigration” by Nat Evans May 5, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center • Suggested donation $5-$15

On May 5th composer Nat Evans will present a program of recent West Coast music by Evans, Christopher Roberts, and Jim Fox that explores the aesthetics of nature and place. Composer-performer Christopher Roberts will play Last Cicada Singing, his serene,

“Stuck Elevator” by Byron Au Yong • Workshop Performance April 20, 2012 • 4:00 p.m. • Wing Luke Museum

Stuck Elevator is a comic-rap-scrap-metal-operatic musical prompted by the real-life experience of a deliveryman who gets trapped in an elevator after delivering a routine order of shrimp fried rice. Working at Happy Dragon Restaurant in the Bronx, our hero pays

“Stuck Elevator” by Byron Au Yong • Workshop Performance April 20, 2012 • 4:00 p.m. • Wing Luke Museum

Stuck Elevator is a comic-rap-scrap-metal-operatic musical prompted by the real-life experience of a deliveryman who gets trapped in an elevator after delivering a routine order of shrimp fried rice. Working at Happy Dragon Restaurant in the Bronx, our hero pays

Solaris Vocal Ensemble, Giselle Wyers, conductor • April 14, 2012 • 7:30 p.m. • Bastyr Chapel • Tickets $15, Students/Seniors $10

The newly founded Solaris Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of faculty member Giselle Wyers, premieres three new works for voices and electronics by composers Anne Le Baron, Ingram Marshall, and Frances White. The ensemble also premieres a newly commissioned arrangement

Solaris Vocal Ensemble, Giselle Wyers, conductor • April 14, 2012 • 7:30 p.m. • Bastyr Chapel • Tickets $15, Students/Seniors $10

The newly founded Solaris Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of faculty member Giselle Wyers, premieres three new works for voices and electronics by composers Anne Le Baron, Ingram Marshall, and Frances White. The ensemble also premieres a newly commissioned arrangement

The Box Is Empty performs Steve Reich’s “Proverb” and David Lang’s the “little match girl passion” • January 26, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center • $5-$15 CASH ONLY!

The Box Is Empty, Seattle’s newest contemporary music ensemble, performs its second concert this January: David Lang’s Pulitzer-prize-winning the little match girl passion (Northwest premiere) and Steve Reich’s Proverb. We begin with Proverb, which quotes Ludwig Wittgenstein,  “How small a

The Box Is Empty performs Steve Reich’s “Proverb” and David Lang’s the “little match girl passion” • January 26, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center • $5-$15 CASH ONLY!

The Box Is Empty, Seattle’s newest contemporary music ensemble, performs its second concert this January: David Lang’s Pulitzer-prize-winning the little match girl passion (Northwest premiere) and Steve Reich’s Proverb. We begin with Proverb, which quotes Ludwig Wittgenstein,  “How small a

“O(pa)pera” by Byron Au Yong and Roger Benington January 6, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • Seattle Art Museum • Members $6, Adults $12, Students $10, Students $10

O(PA)PERA is a live music-installation that combines displaced musicians, handmade paper, flashing lights, seismic waves and a chaotic supermoon in a magical, musical, mystical experience. Performing from the heart of a gigantic paper tent, a quartet sings and plays erhu,

“O(pa)pera” by Byron Au Yong and Roger Benington January 6, 2012 • 8:00 p.m. • Seattle Art Museum • Members $6, Adults $12, Students $10, Students $10

O(PA)PERA is a live music-installation that combines displaced musicians, handmade paper, flashing lights, seismic waves and a chaotic supermoon in a magical, musical, mystical experience. Performing from the heart of a gigantic paper tent, a quartet sings and plays erhu,

The Box Is Empty performs Louis Andriessen’s “Workers Union” and “De Volharding” • August 25 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center • $5-$15 CASH ONLY!

With Ivan Arteaga, Holly Carlton, and Jay Gillespie, saxophones : Nicole Herrald, Chris McGann, and Erik Reed, trumpets: Steve Herrald, Jen Hinkle, and Masa Ohtake, trombones : Amanda Harris, piano : Maria Mannisto, amplified voice : and Evan Woodle, percussion

The Box Is Empty performs Louis Andriessen’s “Workers Union” and “De Volharding” • August 25 • 8:00 p.m. • The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center • $5-$15 CASH ONLY!

With Ivan Arteaga, Holly Carlton, and Jay Gillespie, saxophones : Nicole Herrald, Chris McGann, and Erik Reed, trumpets: Steve Herrald, Jen Hinkle, and Masa Ohtake, trombones : Amanda Harris, piano : Maria Mannisto, amplified voice : and Evan Woodle, percussion