Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)
Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.
Eric Rynes: CD release concert
Thu. Feb. 25; 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Seattle violinist Eric Rynes celebrates his new CD of extraordinarily diverse contemporary works for solo violin and violin with computer-realized sounds, from Elliott Carter’s playful depiction of a three-way argument in Riconoscenza, to Helmut Lachenmann’s turning the violin inside-out in Toccatina, to the otherworldly contrasting soundscapes of Scelsi’s L’âme ouverte and Xenakis’s Mikka.
Nineteen Crimes + Janet Feder +
Sat. Feb. 27; 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Janet Feder’s)Denver) performs music from her latest release T H I S C L O S E, accompanied by Chris Icasiano on drums and Jen Gilleran on percussion and effects. Gilleran (19 Crimes) includes three short films paired with selected recordings by Feder. Robin Holcomb follows with a solo set for an unforgettable evening of music.
The Turtling Dithers
Fri. Feb. 26; 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Nothing Is what It Seems, a musical with bibliography by The Turtling Dithers: Maurice Colasurdo (electric and acoustic guitar), Gordon Frazier (mouth-resonated instruments, percussion, effects, cheap theatrics, vocals), and Jay Hamilton (acoustic guitar, acoustic bass guitar, vocals). Theme? Appearances, books, feelings, philosophy, politics. So nothing serious, obviously.
Upcoming Events (always subject to change; check our website for updates)
THU. 3/3 – bass clarinetist Lori Freedman’s THE VIRTUOSITY OF EXCESS + Berlin-based guitarist Seth Josel plays Cat Lamb’s point/wave
FRI. 3/4 – Seattle Composers’ Salon: Jeremiah Lawson, Sean Osborn, Nicole Truesdell, Neil Welch & Marcin Pączkowski
SAT. 3/5 – The Space Between Us, a tribute to Henry Brant by composer David A. Jaffe with percussionist Andrew Schloss and sound artist Trimpin + Lafayette String Quartet plays Shostakovich’s Ninth and more
TUE. 3/8 – Inverted Space Ensemble performs Michael Pisaro‘s asleep, forest, melody, path