Celebrate World Music - Composition Lab - Burmer Music
Celebrate World Music! was a concert of original beautiful music that featured instruments and gorgeous new melodies representing cultures from around the world. This sold-out event took place on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at magnificent Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle.
Eight composers created original pieces that represented music from different cultures, ranging from Spain to Africa, the Caribbean to the Isle of Skye, Australia to Persia and Hungary to Appalachia. The concert featured virtuoso soloists for each piece, accompanied by a chamber orchestra of musicians from the NW Sinfonia, conducted by David Sabee.