2012-02-25/26: Icebreaker VI: The Mediterranean

Press ReleaseAgata Zubel

 


ICEBREAKER VI:

NEW MUSIC FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN

SCP’s celebrated festival of emerging music introduces fascinating composers and colorful artists! The sunny energy of Southern Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa generates new music from some of the world’s oldest cultures.

 

FEATURING

Agata Zubel, soprano
Yitzhak Yedid, piano
Seattle Chamber Players and guests

CONCERTS

Saturday, February 25, 2012, at 8pm

Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall

Benet Casablancas (Spain): Six Glosses on texts by Cees Nooteboom
Sanja Drakulic (Croatia): Kolo sreće (“Wheel of Fortune”) for cello solo
Uroš Rojko (Slovenia): Stone Wind for flute and clarinet
Georges Aperghis (Greece): La nuit en tête
Yann Robin (France): Chaostika
Luciano Berio (Italy): Folk Songs

Sunday, February 26, 2012, at 7pm
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall

Yitzhak Yedid (Israel): Passions and Prayers: Sextet in Homage to Jerusalem, movement two
Salim Dada (Algeria): Fine dell’inizio
Nabil Benabdeljalil (Morocco): Prière des anges
Mohammed Fairouz (Egypt/Lebanon): Incantation and Dabkeh (world premiere)
Luis Tinoco (Portugal): Trois Poèmes de l’Orient
Aleksander Peci (Albania): Sonic Roots
Fazil Say (Turkey): Divorce

CONCERT TICKETS (buy tickets here)

$25 general/$15 students and seniors
Box Office at Benaroya Hall: 206.215.4747

MEET THE COMPOSERS (free admission)
Soundbridge Music Discovery Center, Benaroya Hall

Saturday, February 25, 2012, at 3pm
Sunday, February 26, 2012, at 1pm

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