Cascade Symphony Orchestra to perform chamber music favorites April 13

Cascade Symphony Orchestra percussion players.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra percussion players.

Instrumentalists from the Cascade Symphony will showcase their individual talents in small ensembles as they present CSO’s annual Ensembles Concert at 3 p.m. April 13 at Edmonds United Methodist Church (828 Caspers St.).

The concert will feature unique and varied chamber ensembles from all sections of the orchestra, including a trumpet duo,violin/guitar duo, a string quartet and quintet, a horn quintet, a variety of wind instrument combinations, a flute and harp duet, and selections from the extremely popular Cascade Percussion Ensemble.

Tickets for the ensemble concert are $15 for adults and $10 for students with ID, and $5 for youth 12 and under (youth tickets available only at the door). To order tickets for this concert, call Edmonds Center for the Arts at 425-275-9595 or visit www.edmondscenterforthearts.org. For further information, visit www.cascadesymphony.org .

Founded in 1962, the Cascade Symphony makes its home in Edmonds and is now in its 52nd season. Five subscription concerts, a Children’s concert and one chamber ensemble concert are presented each year.

The full orchestra concludes its season on Monday, May 12 under Music Director Michael Miropolsky. Natalya Ageyeva will be featured piano soloist in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.3. The orchestra will also perform Overture to Rienzi by Wagner and the Classical Symphony by Prokofieff. The performance will be held at the Edmonds Center for the Arts at 7:30. A pre-concert lecture will be given at 6:30 by KING-FM’s Dave Beck.

Because CSO concerts have been selling out before the performance date, audience members who wish to attend the upcoming full orchestra concert and don’t have season tickets are encouraged to get tickets early. On the day of performance, unused tickets may also be available through the ECA Box Office, and a waiting list will be compiled at the CSO table in the lobby before the concert, beginning at 6:15 p.m.

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