Songs of Love and Passion Seattle, WA, United States +
10th Ave East
Seattle, WA 98102
United States
(206) 323-0300

Pacific MusicWorks is thrilled to bring this spectacular performance to Seattle as part of a 7-City CD release tour. PMW Artistic Director Stephen Stubbs, who is also Artistic Co-Director of the Boston Early Music Festival, is joined by his colleagues Amanda Forsythe, Emoke Baráth, Colin Balzer, and Christian Immler with a colorful continuo team to present this emotionally-charged and powerful program.

L'Orfeo - Monteverdi Seattle, WA, United States +
10th Ave East
Seattle, WA 98102
United States
(206) 323-0300

The first unqualified operatic masterpiece — full of dramatic word painting, narrative urgency, rich orchestration, and exquisite writing for vocal ensemble. L'Orfeo feels as fresh and full of relevance as it must have at its premiere in 1607. Monteverdi specialist and GRAMMY® winner Stephen Stubbs leads Pacific MusicWorks and the Dark Horse Consort in a concert version featuring Colin Balzer in the title role.

Light in the Darkness: Bach Cantatas for Advent Mercer Island, WA, United States +
4400 86th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
United States
(206) 232-1572

Four dramatic Advent cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach trace the journey to Christmas through prophecy, anticipation, and, ultimately, hope. The story comes to life through some of Bach's most beautiful music, from the intimate to the celebratory, full of memorable melodies and colorful musical tapestries. This extraordinary program features the voices of Tess Altiveros, soprano: Laura Pudwell, alto; Zachary Finkelstein, tenor; and Zachary Lennox, baritone.

Light in the Darkness: Bach Cantatas for Advent Seattle, WA, United States +
10th Ave East
Seattle, WA 98102
United States
(206) 323-0300

Four dramatic Advent cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach trace the journey to Christmas through prophecy, anticipation, and, ultimately, hope. The story comes to life through some of Bach's most beautiful music, from the intimate to the celebratory, full of memorable melodies and colorful musical tapestries. This extraordinary program features the voices of Tess Altiveros, soprano: Laura Pudwell, alto; Zachary Finkelstein, tenor; and Zachary Lennox, baritone.

Every Time I Feel The Spirit Seattle, WA, United States +
10th Ave East
Seattle, WA 98102
United States
(206) 323-0300

Join us as we explore the development of Black music in America, from colonial times through the birth of 19th century popular song, the music of the Civil War, and the rise of Spirituals and Gospel music. Trace African, European, and American musical threads as they intertwined to create a distinctly American musical heritage. Soprano Catherine Webster and countertenor Reginald L. Mobley join an ensemble of period banjo, guitar, strings, and piano for this unique and unforgettable program.

Roman Holiday: Young Handel's Italian Adventures Mercer Island, WA, United States +
4400 86th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
United States
(206) 232-1572

At age 19, Georg Frideric Händel, not satisfied with being simply a local wonder in his native Germany, set off for Italy—the center of the 18th century musical universe—to find fame and fortune. In Rome, he worked alongside some of the most important musicians of the time and it was there that the young composer wrote some of his most dramatic, virtuosic and exciting works. Featuring Amanda Forsythe, soprano with Pacific MusicWorks Orchestra under the direction of Stephen Stubbs.

Roman Holiday: Young Handel's Italian Adventures Seattle, WA, United States +
10th Ave East
Seattle, WA 98102
United States
(206) 323-0300

At age 19, Georg Frideric Händel, not satisfied with being simply a local wonder in his native Germany, set off for Italy—the center of the 18th century musical universe—to find fame and fortune. In Rome, he worked alongside some of the most important musicians of the time and it was there that the young composer wrote some of his most dramatic, virtuosic and exciting works. Featuring Amanda Forsythe, soprano with Pacific MusicWorks Orchestra under the direction of Stephen Stubbs.