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Published: Friday, November 23, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Concerts

  • Singer Brandi Carlile performs with the Seattle Symphony at 8 tonight, tomorrow and Sunday at Benaroya Hall.

    Elaine Thompson / Associated Press file 2010

    Singer Brandi Carlile performs with the Seattle Symphony at 8 tonight, tomorrow and Sunday at Benaroya Hall.

Concerts


Snohomish County
Jim Page: Called a modern successor to Woody Guthrie, Page has been a Seattle singer-songwriter, topical balladeer and social-justice advocate who changed Seattle's street singing laws in '74. Page's socially conscious lyrics are tinged with edgy sarcasm and biting wit. His powerful, free-flowing songs are matched to a forceful, dramatic guitar style that emphasizes each punch line. Plus, some of his other songs will be playfully humorous; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Café Zippy, 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett.
Kirtan with Gina Sala and Daniel Paul: These musical artists present an "Evening of Ecstatic Chanting," 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. Suggested donation is $12. Sala and Paul present one of the oldest sacred music traditions of the world, along with percussion pieces, stringed instruments and a unique sound.
"Rejoice and Sing": The Everett Chorale sings Christmas choral classics, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $16 and $14. Go to www.everettchorale.org.
Christmas in Edmonds concert: 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue N.; 425-275-9595; www.edmondscenterforthearts.org. A benefit concert for world concern in south Sudan featuring the Mosaic Choir and Orchestra.
"Let Us with Rejoicing": A free concert for seniors, 1:15 p.m. Dec. 7, First Baptist Church, 1616 Pacific Avenue, Everett; in the beautifully decorated sanctuary, singers from First Baptist, First Presbyterian and six other churches join voices for a 65-member chorale; program also includes the Hand Bell Choir from First Presbyterian; carol singing; instruments and organ with direction from John Sinkevitch and Steve Torrence.
"Holiday Magic: Here Comes Santa Claus!": Sno-King Chorale sings best loved holiday classics and favorites, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave., N. Edmonds. Tickets are $20, $15 and $10 through ECA box office at 425-275-9595 or www.edmondscenter forthearts.org/index.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra's Happy Holidays: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Avenue N.; 425-275-9595; www.edmondscenterforthearts.org. Conductor Michael Miropolsky, leads a collection of holiday music and sing-along, with violin soloist Pamela Liu. Tickets $25 for adults, $20 for ages 60 and older, $15 for students and $10 for ages 12 and younger.
Seattle Men's Chorus Holiday Performance: 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at Everett's Civic Auditorium, 2710 Wetmore Ave; tickets $22 to $42 at www.seattle menschorus.org or 206-388-1400, office hours are weekdays noon to 7 p.m.
Seattle
American Folk Holiday: The Tudor Choir narrated concert featuring early American holiday music from New England, Appalachian, and Shaker traditions: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, Town Hall Seattle, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. Tickets $30 general; $20 student/senior. On line at www.brownpapertickets.com or through www.tudorchoir.org or call 206-323-9415.
The Seattle Folklore Society: And the Phinney Neighborhood Association completes its 11th season of folk music concerts at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Western Swing Concert and Dance, featuring The Jangles and Titans of Twang, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24; 206-528-8523 or www.seafolklore.org.

Classical


Snohomish County
"Music for the Imagination": The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra led by Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs performs at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave.; this is a musical journey through the classic "Peter and the Wolf," geared for ages 3 to 93.
Trinity Lutheran Church Concert Series: 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; , 425-778-2159 ext. 203; www.trinitylutheranchurch.com.
•Dec. 1: Scared Music Chorale "Sounding Joy," 7:30 p.m.; $15 for adults, $13 for students and seniors, free for ages 17 and younger; www.sacredmusicchorale.org.
•Dec. 2: Trinity Lutheran College Advent Vespers, 4 p.m.; free.
•Dec. 6: Edmonds Symphonic Choir, 7:30 p.m.; $7 suggested donation at door.
•Dec. 7: Cantare Vocal Concert, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors and free to ages 12 and younger; 206-551-4544; www.cantare vocalensemble.org.
•Dec. 8: Bells of the Sound "Home for the Holidays," 7 p.m.; $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors and free to ages 8 and younger; 206-931-7669; www.bellsofthesound.org.
•Dec. 9: Cantabile Choir of Skagit Valley Christmas Concert "On a Cold Winter's Night," 7 p.m.; donation suggested at door.
•Dec. 13: Providence Classical Christian School, 7 p.m.; free.
•Dec. 15: Northwest BoyChoir "A Festival of Lessons and Carols,"7:30 p.m.; $20 to $25, reserved seating; www.nwchoirs.org.
•Dec. 21: Sacro Profano "Vocal and Instrumental Holiday Concert," 7 p.m.; donation suggested at door.
Christmas Concert: 3 p.m. Dec. 9, First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett: "Concert Piece for Strings" by Ostijn; "Concerto for Two Horns" by Telemann; "Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus" by Vaughn-Williams; "Violin Concerto in G" by Haydn; "Schlichtenfahrt" by Mozart with a Holiday Sing Along; tickets are $15 and $10. Call 425-743-0255 or online at www.pacificachamberorchestra.org.
Seattle
Seattle Symphony: Benaroya Hall's Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747; www.seattlesymphony.org.
•Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony: Jason Weinberger, conductor; Brandi Carlile, special guest artist whose roots-driven songs provide fodder for a night of best-loved hits, plus solo selections with her band; 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 24 and 25. Tickets start at $67.
•Morlot Conducts Mahler: Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Veronika Eberle, violin; Donatienne Michel-Dansac, soprano; Berg: "Violin Concerto"; Mahler: "Symphony No. 4 in G major"; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 and 8 p.m. Dec. 1. Tickets start at $19.
The Medieval Women's Choir: The 60-voice choir performs all concerts at 8 p.m. at St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. Season tickets are $60 ($25 for age 25 and younger). Tickets and more information at www.medievalwomenschoir.org or call 206-264-4822. The choir's 2012-13 season performances are: Dec. 15, "Nowell Sing We," a concert of Medieval English Christmas songs; March 2, "From Santiago to Canterbury," a musical journey to the three most celebrated pilgrimage sites of the medieval world; May 11, "Music of the Spheres," an homage to Saint Hildegard of Bingen, songs of the 12th-century German visionary.

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Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Meetings at 1 p.m. second Sundays, in Edmonds and Mukilteo; open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084; www.nwscottishfiddlers.org.
The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; new members welcome; 425-774-5555; www.soundsingersof edmonds.org.
Snohomish County Windjammers men's barbershop chorus: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; open to ages 16 and older; 425-259-2383; email nfkeck@yahoo.com.
Threshold choir: Women who sing in small groups at the bedsides of the seriously ill and dying. Rehearsals are 4 to 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays in Stanwood. Call Darlene at 907-441-1411.
"Voices Northwest": Women's chorus meets 7 p.m., Mondays, First Baptist Church of Monroe; 17922 - 149th St. SE, Monroe; open to women 16 and older; email membership@voicesnorthwest.org; 425-741-9123.
Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Celtic jam, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m., circle jam, 7 p.m. Nov. 23 and Dec. 14 and 28. Snacks throughout the evening; bring snacks to share if you wish. Acoustic musicians of all ages and listeners are welcome; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email noelula@aol.com.
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