Category Archives: Concerts

Shintaro Taneda – Violin Soloist – March Concert

  Shintaro Taneda, age 15, is a sophomore at Lynnwood High School.  A violin student of Margaret Pressley, Shintaro has attended the Seattle Conservatory of Music as a Dorothy Richard Starling Scholar where he studies music academics and performs in … Continue reading

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Kayla Yagi-Bacon – Violin Soloist – March Concert

Kayla Yagi-Bacon is a 9th grader at Northshore Junior High School in Bothell, Washington. She began playing the violin at the age of 5 with Cynthia Staruck. Kayla joined the Margaret Pressley Violin Studio and Seattle Conservatory of Music in … Continue reading

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Takumi Taguchi – Violin Soloist – March Concert

    Takumi Taguchi, a sophomore at Shorewood High School in Shoreline, WA, is a student of Simon James of the Seattle Symphony and piano collaborator Hiro David, having previously studied with Mihoko Hirata. He has won several competitions, including the … Continue reading

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Violin Festival

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Children’s Concert

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Annual Children’s Concert

The Tortoise and the Hare, composed by Bonnie and Steven Simon, and narrated by Dave Dolacky, is a wonderful composition introducing the orchestra and Aesop’s fable to children.  Both children and adults will enjoy this annual children’s concert on Feb. 11 at … Continue reading

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January Program Notes

The Iron Foundry, op. 19 Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov Born- August 11, 1900 in Kiev, Ukraine Died – July 11, 1973 in Moscow, Russia This piece was premiered in Moscow on December 4, 1927, in a concert commemorating the tenth anniversary … Continue reading

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March Concert Program Notes

Overture to The Tsar’s Bride Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Born – March 18, 1844 in Trikhvin, Russia Died – June 21, 1908 in Liubensk, Russia  The premiere of this opera took place at the Solodovnikov Theatre, Moscow, on November 3, 1899, conducted … Continue reading

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May Concert Program Notes

Marche Slave, Op. 31 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Born – May 7, 1840 in Votkinsk, Russia Died – November 6, 1893 in St. Petersburg, Russia This march was written for a concert conducted by Nikolai Rubinstein on November 17, 1876. In … Continue reading

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Sunday, April 17: CSO Ensemble Concert

Cascade Symphony will showcase small ensembles during the annual Ensemble Concert on Sunday, April 17 at 3 p.m. at Edmonds United Methodist Church. (828 Caspers St. See directions below.) The concert will feature unique and varied solo players and chamber … Continue reading

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