Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra presents Ellington's "Such Sweet Thunder" | KNKX
  • APRIL 21 - APRIL 23
  • Nordstrom Recital Hall, Kirkland Performance Center and Edmonds Center for the Arts, Seattle, Kirkland and Edmonds
  • April 21, 2018 to
    April 23, 2018
  • Category: Live Music: Jazz

Event Details

  • April 21, 2018 to
    April 23, 2018
  • 12:00 am - 12:00 am
  • $35-49
  • See event description for schedule. Senior and student tickets available. Sat & Sun: Reserved Seating, Mon: General Admission
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Venue

  • Nordstrom Recital Hall, Kirkland Performance Center and Edmonds Center for the Arts
  • Seattle, Kirkland and Edmonds, WA 00000

Event Description

Duke Ellington

SAT. APRIL 21, 2018 - 7:30 PM, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall SUN. APRIL 22, 2018 - 2 PM, Kirkland Performance Center MON. APRIL 23, 2018 - 7:30 PM, Edmonds Center for the Arts A lover of Shakespeare, Duke Ellington composed the “Such Sweet Thunder Suite” as his tribute to the Bard. SRJO teams up with Seattle Shakespeare Company to present this special suite of works. Each movement—including "Lady Mac," "Sonnet for Sister Kate," and "The Star-Crossed Lovers"—evokes favorite Shakespearean characters or quotes. Guest actors Hana Lass and Darragh Kennan present selections from the plays and sonnets that inspired Ellington to create the musical work. Part of the “Seattle Celebrates Shakespeare Festival” throughout March and April, 2018.

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