Sunday, October 1, 2023 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm (PDT)
Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA, United States
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$48 ($43 senior, $10 youth/student with ID)

17th-century works for strings and harpsichord highlighting the connections between Spain, Italy, Austria, and the colonization of Turtle Island (now known as the North American continent). A string ensemble led by Anna Okada will explore works by Bartolomé de Selma y Salaverde, Andrea Falconieri, and Isabella Leonarda, alongside music gifted from the Karuk tradition of what is now the Pacific Coast by tribal member and violist Breana McCullough.

About Sound Salon (formerly Byron Schenkman & Friends)

Known as Byron Schenkman & Friends until recently, Sound Salon is a concert series that brings a diverse set of 21st-century perspectives to artistically excellent ensemble music, inspired by European traditions of the 17th through 19th Centuries. Byron Schenkman is Sound Salon's Artistic Director.

Sound Salon is a 501c3 non-profit supported by donors and ticket sales.

About Anna Okada, violin

Violinist Anna Okada holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance from Whitman College and a Performer Diploma in Early Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she studied with Stanley Ritchie.

Anna has performed with period ensembles around the U.S., including the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra, Bach Akademie Charlotte, Pacific MusicWorks, the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, Alchymy Viols, the Bloomington Bach Cantata Project, and Bourbon Baroque. Anna also enjoys performing at music festivals, such as the Oregon Bach Festival, the Montana Early Music Festival, the Princeton Festival, and Festival Internacional de Música Sacra in Quito, Ecuador. Anna is a member of Las Aves, a research-oriented ensemble that produces historically informed programs of Renaissance and early Baroque chamber music. Anna was a finalist in the 2020 Indianapolis International Baroque Concerto Competition.