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International Chamber Music

Nov07

The Danish String Quartet mesmerizes audiences with its impeccable intonation, integrated sound and infectious energy. These modern-day chamber...

Feb04

Acclaimed as one of the finest films ever made, Carl Theodor Dreyer’s silent film, La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc (1928), chronicles the...

Mar24

For nearly a quarter century, the Jerusalem Quartet has toured the world earning rave reviews for its warm, full sound and precise balance of...

Apr23

A connoisseur’s ideal of intuitive playing and pure musical focus, the Hagen Quartet has been called “the pinnacle of musicality” (Die Presse...

May18

Violinist Philip Setzer of the Emerson Quartet joins cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han for this dynamic chamber music trio performance....

Crossroads

Oct29

Paco de Lucía was widely considered the world’s premier flamenco guitarist and by some to be Spain’s greatest music ambassador. His influence on...

Nov23

The morning after the 2016 presidential election, composer, pianist and singer Gabriel Kahane packed a suitcase and boarded Amtrak’s Lake Shore...

Feb28

Known for its electroacoustic trance music, Niyaz is “an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music” (Huffington Post). The...

May02

Grammy-winning Third Coast Percussion has forged a unique path in the musical landscape with virtuosic, energetic performances that celebrate the...

Special Event

Dec12Dec14

Developed by UW Creative Research Fellow Daniel Alexander Jones and starring Jones’s alter ego — legendary singer Jomama Jones — Black Light...

Jan23

One of the most admired violinists in the world today, Grammy-winner Midori transfixes audiences wherever she performs. Her graceful precision and...

Feb14

Mark and Maggie O’Connor present American Classics, the cornerstones of repertoire, style and wonderful diversity of a New American ...

Mar26

From visionary theater and opera director Peter Sellars comes his most personal work to date, a staging of Orlando di Lasso’s Lagrime di San...

President's Piano

Oct01

Seattle favorite Garrick Ohlsson returns to Meany Center with a program of Brahms and Chopin. In the decades since his legendary win at the...

Nov05

In celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, we present a selection of his piano sonatas with acclaimed pianist and Beethoven...

Dec11

In the second part of our Beethoven anniversary celebration with pianist Jonathan Biss, we continue our exploration of Beethoven’s piano sonatas,...

Mar04

French pianist Hélène Grimaud brings a virtuosic program to Meany Center, performing music from her 2018 recording, Memory. In exploring...

Apr29

Praised by The Washington Post for combining “staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression,” pianist George...

World Dance

Oct17Oct19

Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku is renowned as Japan...

Nov14Nov16

This “mind-blowing troupe of wildly creative and physically daring dancers” (NY Newsday) tests the limits of human physicality....

Jan30Feb01

The Brian Brooks Moving Company is, as its name suggests, all about moving. Brooks developed his audacious movement style as a dancer with...

Feb20Feb22

Combining the sensuality of Afro-Brazilian dance forms with the technical prowess of ballet, Brazil’s leading contemporary dance company, Grupo...

Apr02Apr04

Choreographer Victor Quijada brings together classical dance composition and West Coast hip-hop like no one before him. His unique style of...

May07May09

Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities with traditional African dance...