Hoity-Toity Free

November 9, 2013

It has come to our attention that some people are not aware of the dress code for Simple Measures audiences. It is true that our ad for this concert has folks (well, ok, CELLOS) dressed to the nines. But YOU folks, are NOT cellos! Simple Measures is STRICTLY a come-as-you-are outfit. (No pun intended.) Please don’t dress up. Come, and Have Fun. That’s what we’re about. You can even clap between movements if you feel like it. Tap your foot. Bob your head. Heck, even dance in the aisles! We. Don’t. Care. Yes, because we are:

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Announcing the 2013-2014 Season

May 7, 2013

Heavenly Voices

 with the Northwest Boychoir

4/25/14 @ 7:30 pm, Seatte First Baptist Church
1111 Harvard Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

4/27/14 @ 6:00 pm, Green Lake Church
6530 East Green Lake Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

The incomparable sonic purity of the Northwest Boychoir with Music Director Joseph Crnko will be featured   in this concert of sacred music including Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and sacred works by Mendelssohn, Mozart and more.  These concerts will be in area churches in order to feature organ and harp along with our usual complement of excellent string players.

Northwest Boychoir, Joe Crnko, Music Director
Doug Cleveland, Organ
John Carrington, Harp
Rob Tucker, Percussion
Jennifer Caine, Violin
Liza Zurlinden, Violin

Julie Thompson Whitton, Viola
Rajan Krishnaswami, Cello

 

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Cello Divas II  

Featuring International Cello Star:  Matt Haimovitz

11/15/13 @ 7:30 pm, Town Hall (Note change to UPSTAIRS)
1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

11/17/13 @ 2:00 pm, Mt. Baker Community Club
2811 Mt. Rainier Drive South, Seattle, WA 98144

You KNOW you love the cello!  Back by popular demand, we will present our second concert of works for all   cellos from Bach to Apocalyptica.  Internationally renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz, known for his  unconventional performance style, will join Seattle Symphony Associate Principal cellist Meeka Quan DiLorenzo, Central Washington University Faculty member John Michel, and SM Founder and Artistic Director Rajan Krishnaswami for this all-star event.

Learn more about Matt Haimovitz at his website:  http://www.matthaimovitz.com/

 

Matt Haimovitz
Rajan Krishnaswami
John Michel
Meeka Quan-DiLorenzo

 

The Magic of the Flute

with Demarre McGill, Principal Flutist of Seattle Symphony

2/14/14 @ 7:30 pm, Good Shepherd Chapel
4649 Sunnyside Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103

2/16/14 @ 2:00 pm, Town Hall (downstairs)
1119 8th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

For some Valentine’s Day magic, Principal Flutist of the Seattle Symphony, Demarre McGill will be joined by a string quartet of Simple Measures stars to present an evening of secular music for flute and strings including works by Mozart, Beethoven, Ginastera, Villa Lobos and more.  Come on your own or bring a friend for the perfect evening of romantic music.

Demarre McGill,  Principal Flute, Seattle Symphony
Elisa Barston, Principal Second Violin, Seattle Symphony
Michael Jinsoo Lim, Concertmaster, PNBallet Orchestra
Melia Watras, Viola Faculty, UW
Rajan Krishnaswami, SM Founder, Cello

 

 Heavenly Voices

 with the Northwest Boychoir

4/25/14 @ 7:30 pm, Seatte First Baptist Church
1111 Harvard Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

4/27/14 @ 6:00 pm, Green Lake Church
6530 East Green Lake Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

The incomparable sonic purity of the Northwest Boychoir with Music Director Joseph Crnko will be featured   in this concert of sacred music including Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Britten’s Ceremony of Carols and sacred works by Mendelssohn, Mozart and more.  These concerts will be in area churches in order to feature organ and harp along with our usual complement of excellent string players.

Northwest Boychoir, Joe Crnko, Music Director
Doug Cleveland, Organ
John Carrington, Harp
Rob Tucker, Percussion
Jennifer Caine, Violin
Liza Zurlinden, Violin

Julie Thompson Whitton, Viola
Rajan Krishnaswami, Cello

 

Simple Measures and Spectrum Dance – Special Collaboration

We are thrilled to announce a special collaboration with Spectrum Dance Theater next season. Rajan Krishnaswami, Simple Measures’ Artistic Director and Donald Byrd, Artistic Director of Spectrum have banded together to create an exciting new work of contemporary dance choreographed by Mr. Byrd, and featuring American String Quartet music by Aaron Copland, Vincent Persichetti, Charles Ives and others, and including a world premiere performance of a work for Trumpet and String Quartet composed by Don Krishnaswami, Rajan’s brother. We are tremendously excited about this collaboration, and know that you will be too! Special pricing for Simple Measures subscribers.

Michael Jinsoo Lim, violin
Liza Zurlinden, violin
Mara Gearman, viola
Rajan Krishnaswami, cello
Brian Chin, trumpet

 

 

 

 

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