Emerald City Music Event

Imagine yourself in the dim light of a warm, intimate café sipping wine, nibbling delectable hors d’oeuvres, and enjoying the bonhomie of good friends as the colorful tunes of 20th–century French impressionist and American composers sweep you away.

The Bellingham Festival of Music is delighted to present Seattle’s acclaimed Emerald City Music in a delightful Café Music event featuring the ensemble’s virtuoso musicians.The concert takes place October 28, at 5:00 PM in the Whatcom Museum Old City Hall Rotunda. Listeners will enjoy a social time with food and wine followed by music beginning at approximately 5:45 PM.

The beguiling program:

Saint-Saens: Sonata for bassoon and piano
Francaix: String Trio
Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano
Milhaud: Sonatina for oboe and piano
Schoenfield: Café Music

The musicians, who include competition winners and Avery Fisher Career grantees, are all much honored young artists.They are:

Ian Swensen

Violin

Dimitri Murrath

Viola

Michelle Djokic

Cello

James Austin Smith

Oboe

Peter Kolkay

Bassoon

Julio Elizalde

Piano

Amy Yang

Piano

Tickets are $75 and are available by calling (360) 201-6621 or emailing bellinghamfestival@comcast.net.