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Mar 31, 2017 @ 7:30PM

Art for Arts' Sake - Seattle

About This Performance

Northwest Sinfonietta embarks on an innovative collaboration to create a fantastic concert experience with Art for Art's Sake.  With partner organizations Spectrum Dance Theater and the Museum of Glass, this performance explores the common artistry between these different mediums.  Music will include works by contemporary composers including Philip Glass, and the world premiere of Hot Shop by local composer and NWS principal violist Heather Bentley. 


David Lockington, conductor

Spectrum Dance Theater

Museum of Glass


March 31 - April 2, 2017



Repertoire includes*:

Heather Bentley                          Hot Shop**

Alexander Miller                         Encaustic

                                                            Kevin Morton, clarinet  

James Lee III                                Stones and Bread from "The Appointed Time"  for string quintet

Philip Glass                                   Glassworks

                                                              VI.  Closing

Dumisani Maraire                          Mai Nozipo (Mother Nozipo)


This program is performed twice in its entirety, separated by an intermission. 

The first half features interpretation by artists representing the Museum of Glass; the second features performers from Spectrum Dance Theater. 

Northwest Sinfonietta cellist Gretchen Yanover performs original compositions for solo electric cello throughout the program. 

Single tickets are available by contacting the Benaroya Hall box office at 206-215-4747, or visiting their event page for this concert .

Package tickets are available at a reduced price for three or four of the remaining concerts in the 2016-17 season.  For more information, contact Kristin McCarthy at 253-383-5344 or patronservices@nwsinfonietta.org.


* artists and repertoire subject to change

** denotes world premiere performance