Candlelight Concerts
back to 2017

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM:
  Mark Salman ~ piano
  Sarah Hall ~ violin
 Jeffrey Cohan ~ flute
 Roxanna Patterson ~ viola
Roberta Downey ~ cello

Special guest Mark Salman,  and violinist Sarah Hall join flutist Jeffrey Cohan, violist Roxanna Patterson and cellist Roberta Downey in fabulous program of intimate chamber music from Mozart through Chopin including flute quartets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Francois Devienne, Mozart's Piano Quartet in G Minor, a Trio for flute, violin and viola by Frederigo Fiorillo, a Sonatine by Franz Schubert and three Mazurkas and a Polonaise for solo piano by Frederic Chopin.

Sarah Hall      Mark Salman

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM
   with the Sans Souci Ensemble
  Sarah Hall ~ violin
Jeffrey Cohan ~ flute
Roxanna Patterson ~ viola
Stephen Creswell ~ violin
Roberta Downey ~ cello
  Lisa Lewis ~ harpsichord

Outstanding young violinist Sarah Hall joins flutist Jeffrey Cohan and the Sans Souci Ensemble to perform the virtuoso Passacaglia by Handel (Halvorsen) for solo violin and other festive 18th-century works including Johann Sebastian Bach's Suite No. 2 for flute and strings, Bach's Trio Sonata in G Major for flute, viola, cello and harpsichord, a flute sonata by Antonio Vivaldi and Michel Corette's Noel Allemande, based on a German Christmas carol. Watch Sarah Hall play the unaccompanied Prelude from Bach's Partita in E Major in a recorded live broadcast on KING FM here.

Michael Nicolella
All Seattle performances:
University Christian Church

4731 – 15th Avenue NE
in Seattle’s University District

  Suggested donation $15, $20, $25
(a free will offering ~ everyone welcome!)
Series Pass $55
    Youth 18 and under FREE
~ A reception follows each performance. ~

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016
at 7:00 PM


Linda Tsatsanis ~ soprano
  Tom Collier ~ vibraphone
  Jeffrey Cohan ~ flute
Martin Lund ~ piano, clarinet and flute

Four artists and friends from classical and jazz realms meld their musical perspectives in this unusual collaboration and festive celebration of the Yuletide season that is guaranteed to generate an abundance of Christmas cheer - in a brand new program (as always) for 2016! ...for the second year with special guest Tom Collier. You missed him with the Beach Boys. You missed him with Barbara Streisand and Bill Frisell. Here's your chance!  

For centuries instrumental musicians have "jazzed up" familiar melodies in the style of their day, and this team's virtuoso improvisations on Yuletide favorites, and their renditions of classical standards will bridge contemporary improvisational jazz and art music of the Baroque and Renaissance by way of the joyous melodies of the season, bringing together the best of jazz and classical worlds.

Also on Whidbey and Orcas Islands and in Stanwood
in 2016!

    WHIDBEY ISLAND • Monday, December 19, 2016 at 7:00 PM - at Trinity Lutheran Church at 525 & Woodard Road in Freeland (Whidbey Island) • (360) 331-5191.  
    STANWOOD • Wednesday, December 21, 2015 at 7:00 PM  - at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center in Stanwood (27130 – 102nd Ave. NW) • (360) 629-6110
    ORCAS ISLAND • Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM - at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Eastsound • (360) 376-2352

Previous Festivals: 2015  2014
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The seventh 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 CANDLELIGHT CONCERTS

~ updated December 3, 2016 ~