Seattle Scene: June 8-17, 2017

English: John Zorn Français : John Zorn

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:


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.

Cursive: It Fell Upon a Day
Thu. June 8, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Cursive, a modern chamber ensemble specializing in performing hidden gems of modern classical music with a modular ensemble, is proud to present its season closer,. Inspired by the joy and action of Spring and Summer, this unique program combines flute, clarinet, viola, voice and piano in distinct combinations to perform widely varied works themed around love and animals.

Menzies + Stilwell + Chambers
Fri. June 9, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
An evening of solo electronic and electroacoustic works with New York City’s Roarke Menzies and Portland’s Samson Stilwell making their Seattle debuts, along with Seattle’s own Norm Chambers.

Inverted Space Ensemble
Sat. June 10, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Inverted Space Ensemble presents the music of Elliott Carter and John Zorn. Featured on the program is Elliott Carter’s Shard (1997) and Triple Duo (1983). From John Zorn, his passagen (2011) (dedicated to Elliott Carter), bateau ivry (2011), and the West Coast premiere of obscure objects of desire (2016).

THU. 6/15 – Chicago saxophone improviser Dave Rempis plays solo and with locals James Falzone (clarinet), Arrington de Dionyso (reeds), Kate Olson (sax), Lori Goldston (cello), and John Niekrasz (drums)

FRI. 6/16 – Uneasy Chairs w/ Greg Kelley & Eveline Müller+ Driftwood Orchestra

SAT. 6/17- God & Vanilla + Sacred Signs + Goldenrod