Join Music Director Julia Tai and Philharmonia Northwest for a vibrant new season featuring old favorites, lesser-known gems, and exhilarating performances from fabulous guest artists. Our 47th season celebrates the work of female composers: Florence Price, Vivian Fung, Jocelyn Hagen, and Caroline Shaw. Plus we’re bringing back an annual favorite – our children’s concert! From the Rhine Valley to the American South, mountaintops to Jurassic Park, there’s something here for everyone.

Join us – we can’t wait to see you!

Concert 1: Reinvention
Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 2pm
Town Hall

with Skyros Quartet

Julia Tai, conductor

  • Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte
  • Arnold Schoenberg: Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra in B-flat major (after Handel’s Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 7)
  • Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella Suite

Concert 2: Dancing in the Sun
Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 2pm
Town Hall

with Demarre McGill, flute

Julia Tai, conductor

  • Florence Price: Dances in the Canebrakes
  • W.A. Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major, K. 313
  • Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 “Italian”
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Concert 3: Perspectives – Bach & Britten
Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 7:30pm
Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 3:00pm SOLD OUT
Bastyr Chapel

with Kirkland Choral Society

Glenn Gregg, conductor

  • J.S. Bach: Magnificat in E-flat major, BWV 243a

Concert 4: The Trumpet Shall Sound
Sunday, February 12, 2023 at 2pm
Shorecrest Performing Arts Center

with Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet

Julia Tai, conductor

  • Gioachino Rossini: William Tell Overture
  • Vivian Fung: Trumpet Concerto
  • Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97 “Rhenish”

Concert 5: Mountains, Birds, and Dinosaurs
Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 2pm
Shorecrest Performing Arts Center

Julia Tai, conductor

  • Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
  • Caroline Shaw: The Mountain That Loved a Bird
  • John Williams: Jurassic Park (highlights)
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Concert 6: Perspectives – Fauré & Hagen
Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 4pm
Edmonds Center for the Arts

with Kirkland Choral Society

Glenn Gregg, conductor

  • Gabriel Fauré: Requiem
  • Jocelyn Hagen: The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
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We are no longer checking vaccination status or COVID tests. Masking is strongly recommended but not required, and social distancing will be encouraged.

Philharmonia Northwest’s 2022-23 Season is made possible in part by generous grants from these Season Sponsors: