Candlelight Concerts
back to 2017

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM
   with the Sans Souci Ensemble
  Jeffrey Cohan ~ flute
Leonid Keylin ~ violin
Roxanna Patterson ~ viola
Stephen Provine ~ violin
Douglas Davis ~ cello
Kyobi Sumrall ~ harpsichord
Matthew McGrath ~ bass

CPE BACH ~ Cello Concerto in A Major
CPE BACH ~ Trio Sonata in E Minor
CPE Bach ~ Flute Concerto

CPE Bach ~ Duet for Flute and Violin
CPE Bach ~ Quartet for Harpsichord, Viola, Flute & Cello

Celebrate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach with concerti, trio sonatas and other chamber music by Johann Sebastian Bach's most well known son, whose remarkable music so deeply influenced Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn. This may be the only program devoted entirely to Carl Philipp Emanuel's instrumental music in the Pacific Northwest in 2014. Let's celebrate big!

Concert at Sans Souci

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:30 PM
  • Michael Nicolella ~ guitar
  • Roxanna Patterson ~ viola
  Jeffrey Cohan ~ flute
DECEMBER 12 on Vashon Island
    - Bethel Church at 7:00 PM

DECEMBER 13 in Mount Vernon
    - St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 7:00 PM

HUNTLEY BEYER - In Dreams for flute and viola
      (World Premiere!)
MICHAEL NICOLELLA - solo for guitar
GASPARD KUMMER (1795-1870) - Sérénade
      pour Flûte, Alto et Guitarre, Opus 83
WENZESLAUS MATIEGKA (1773-1830) - Noturno
      pour Flûte, Viole et Guitarre, Opus 21

Exquisite trios for guitar with flute and viola were popular indeed during Beethoven and Schubert's time but have been little heard of since. We program skips to the here and now for the world premiere of Seattle-area composer Huntley Beyer's In Dreams for flute and viola, and a new work by Michael Nicolella.

Michael Nicolella

Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 7:30
  • Linda Tsatsanis ~ soprano
  • Jeffrey Cohan ~ flute
  • Martin Lund ~ jazz piano,  
           clarinet and flute

  • Nate Omdal ~ bass
DECEMBER 22 on Whidbey Island
    - St. Augustine's in-the-Woods Episcopal
       Church   in Freeland

DECEMBER 27 in Eastsound on Orcas Island
    - Emmanual Episcopal Church at 3:00 PM
DECEMBER 28 in Stanwood
    - Floyd Noorgard Cultural Center at 2:00 PM

DECEMBER 29 on Bainbridge Island
    - St. Barnabas Episcopal Church at 7:00 PM

Three artists and friends from classical and jazz realms meld their musical perspectives in this unusual collaboration and festive celebration of the Yuletide season - in a brand new program for 2014! A hit last year... 
more info

University Christian Church
4731 – 15th Avenue NE in Seattle’s University District    (206) 522-0169.
  Suggested donation $15, $20, $25 (a free will offering ~ everyone welcome!)
Series Pass $55
    Youth 18 and under free
for TICKETS (also available at the door) please see:

~ A reception follows each performance. ~

The fifth annual Candlelight Concerts in memory of George Shangrow continues a tradition which George initiated with candlelight evenings of chamber music and holiday favorites over many decades.  Chamber music both familiar and new is performed by some of the Northwest’s prominent soloists.

Sean MacLean will feature concert information and music from our CPE BACH TRICENTENNIAL on
Tuesday, December 2
C.P.E. Bach: Duet in G for flute and violin (Northwest Focus Live recording: Jeffrey Cohan and Ronald Patterson) at approximately 8:41pm
Wednesday, December 3
C.P.E. Bach: Cello Concerto No.3 in A at approximately 9:31pm
Tuesday, December 9
Matiegka: Nocturne, Op.21 at approximately 9:32pm

~ updated December 1, 2014 ~
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