Gallery Concerts: Party of Three
$35 ($30 ages 65 & over, $15 ages 17-25; ages 16 & under free)
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger — Selected works
Ludwig van Beethoven — String Trio No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 3
Andy Warhol famously said: "one's company, two's a crowd, and three's a party." Truer words could not be said about Beethoven's String Trios – the three independent voices entwine to create a rollicking good time. The winner of Gallery Concert's inaugural The Next Generation Competition, violinist Rachell Ellen Wong joins violist Andrew Gonzalez and cellist Nathan Whittaker to cordially invite you to a rare event these days – a real live party! Hors d'oeuvres include trios by Hyacinthe Jadin and Johann Georg Albrechtsberger with the main course of Beethoven's Op. 3. RSVP with your ticket today!
PRE-CONCERT TALK: 45 mins BEFORE each concert. Learn more about music styles, composers, and unique instruments from world-class professionals!
PRE-TALKS are FREE for all attendees!
About Nathan Whittaker, cello
Nathan Whittaker, violoncello, enjoys a unique and diverse career as a concert soloist, chamber musician, recitalist, teacher, and historical cello specialist with concert stops ranging from New York to Seattle to Dubai. He is the Artistic Director of Gallery Concerts (Seattle), a concert series of chamber music on period instruments, and regularly performs with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, New York Baroque Incorporated, ARTek, El Mundo, Fort Greene Chamber Music Society, The Sebastians, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet. Recent appearances include the Caramoor Music Festival, Arizona Early Music Festival, Vancouver Bach Festival, Pacific Baroque Festival, Helicon Society, Berkeley Early Music Festival, Ottawa ChamberFest, the Boston Early Music Festival, and as a guest lecturer at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris. He has served on the faculty of Cornish College of the Arts. He can be heard on recordings by ATMA Musique, Harmonia, and Centaur, as well as live broadcasts by NPR, CBC, and KING FM. Dr. Whittaker holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Washington and Bachelors and Masters degrees from Indiana University. He performs on a cello of Mario Gadda from 1957, and a baroque cello of Johann Christian Ficker II from c. 1770.https://www.nathanhwhittaker.com/