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February 8, 2017

Arts Roundup: Solaris Vocal Ensemble, ArtVenture — and pianist Benjamin Grosvenor

This week in the arts, hear Solaris Vocal Ensemble join forces with Seattle Modern Orchestra, take the family on an ArtVenture at the Henry, and spend Valentine’s Day listening to the internationally recognized superstar pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.

Guitar Studio Recital
7:30 p.m., February 10 | Brechemin Auditorium
Students of Michael Partington perform works for classical guitar. More info.

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Solaris Vocal Ensemble

Solaris Vocal Ensemble with Seattle Modern Orchestra
7:30 p.m., February 10| Meany Studio Theater
Solaris Vocal Ensemble (Giselle Wyers, director) joins forces with Seattle Modern Orchestra (Julia Tai, conductor) in an evening of contemporary art music, including works by Robert Erickson, Stuart Dempster, and Julia Wolfe. Giselle Wyers, Julia Tai and Stuart Dempster conduct.  More info.

ArtVenture: Imagination is real with Grey Ellis and Pamela Santiago
1 p.m., February 12 | Henry Art Gallery
Student jazz ensembles pay homage to the icons of jazz and break new ground with original progressive jazz compositions.  More info.

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Benjamin Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor
7:30 p.m., February 14 | Meany Theater
ArtVentures encourage families to play, learn, and create together. This month, take a trip inside the Henry to visit MOTHA, the Museum of Transgender History & Art. Experience how people in history have made big changes with stories, art, and creative acts.  More info.

Jazz Innovations, Part 1
7:30 p.m., February 15 | Brechemin Auditorium
Student jazz ensembles pay homage to the icons of jazz and break new ground with original progressive jazz compositions.  More info.

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