Want to hear some sublime choral singing? KING-FM is a proud partner of the Greater Seattle Choral Consortium, presenting the 2019 Seattle Sings! festival next week. The festival takes place Thursday through Saturday: October 10, 11 (evenings),
700 episodes! That’s the milestone to be reached this Sunday, October 6th, by the second-longest-running program on Classical KING-FM: “The Organ Loft.” The Organ Loft showcases organ and choral music, especially of the Pacific Northwest. It’s hosted
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Ashley Bathgate plays a new Bach-inspired cello suite.
by Dacia Clay The long-awaited Downton Abbey movie has just been released, as has its fantastic score by John Lunn. Lunn is the Emmy Award-winning composer of the soundtrack for the Downton Abbey TV show as well. In
Nathalie Joachim’s new album taps into Haiti’s rich musical history.
Stories from Ireland’s Great Famine come alive in Donnacha Dennehy’s new cantata, performed by Irish sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird.
Violinist Augustin Hadelich recently released a recording of Brahms and Ligeti violin concertos. The Brahms premiered in 1879, while the Ligeti premiered in its final version in 1992. In this interview, Hadelich talks about what (on Earth)
This month former Seattle Symphony Vice President for Artistic Planning, Elena Dubinets begins a new chapter in her distinguished artistic career. After 16 years at the Seattle Symphony, Elena heads to Atlanta to take on that orchestra’s
Hear Dave Beck’s in-depth conversations with musicians from the 2019 SCMS Summer Festival.
Instead of traditional notions of melody and harmony, Alvin Lucier’s music plays with the physical properties of sound and space.
Explore the rich musical history of the Afro-Brazilian berimbau, a musical bow used to accompany the martial art of capoeira.
We are moving to Seattle Opera’s civic home at Seattle Center!
Clarinetist, saxophonist, and composer Ken Thomson is probably best known for his work in the Bang on a Can All-Stars, an amplified chamber ensemble known for championing contemporary classical and experimental sounds. But his recent album of
Nat Evans’ Music for Daily Life
Step inside our Second Inversion music library with this special episode of Classical KING FM’s NW Focus LIVE—now available for on-demand listening!
From Octave 9 to Outer Space: Derek Bermel’s Adventures at the Seattle Symphony…
We’ve raised two-thirds of the total $3 million it’ll take to retro-fit and move KING FM to a new home, but we still have a ways to go.
With four Grammy Awards, an impressively varied discography, and a continuing solo career spanning the whole world, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter now releases an album of charming short works and concerto fragments. She spoke with KING FM’s Dave
The benefits of learning how to play a musical instrument has been proven time and time again. Here are our top 10 reasons to play piano.