Seattle Chamber Music Society Winter Festival: Schumann, Mozart, Brahms
$35 ($20 student/ages 30 & under); subscriptions available
Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano
Tai Murray, violin
Julie Albers, cello
Jeewon Park, piano
Inon Barnatan, piano
Sean Osborn, clarinet
Erin Keefe, violin
Arnaud Sussmann, violin
Rebecca Albers, viola
Efe Baltacıgil, cello
Mozart — Sonata in C major for piano four hands, K. 521
Brahms — Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op. 115
Free 30-minute Pre-Concert Recital begins at 2pm in the Nordstrom Recital Hall. Box Office and Nordstrom Lobby will open at 1:30pm.
Concert will be live-streamed at the time of performance. On-Demand access of this concert is available February 13-28, 2022 and can be purchased separately.
COVID-19 Protocol: Masks are required at all times regardless of vaccination status. For entry you must show proof of a completed vaccine, a negative PCR test conducted within 48 hours, or a negative Rapid test conducted within 24 hours of the concert. NO EXCEPTIONS.
About Efe Baltacıgil, cello
Principal Cello of the Grammy-winning Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Turkey’s String Player of the Year, 2013, and awardee of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Mr. Baltacıgil is lauded for his risk-taking, passionate performances that immediately capture the heart and imagination. Recipient of the Peter Jay Sharp Prize, the Washington Performing Arts Society Prize, and first prize in concerto competitions of Istanbul, New York, and the Allentown, Pennsylvania Schadt String Competition, Baltacıgil experienced early acclaim as winner of the 2005 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Recipient of a bachelor’s degree from the Mimar Sinan University Conservatory in Istanbul and an artist diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music, Efe began his professional career in the United States as Associate Principal Cello of the Philadelphia Orchestra before joining the Seattle Symphony as Principal Cello in 2011. https://www.chambermusicsociety.org/about/artists/strings/efe-baltacigil/