Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Motion Trio – Accordion Trio from Poland
November 3, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$30
Motion Trio – the accordion trio from Krakow, Poland makes its debut in Seattle on Tuesday November 3rd, 2015 at 7:30pm in the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall. This accordion trio is a phenomenon on the European and global music market. Using all the advantages of the accordion, they continually explore new possibilities of the instrument, changing the way that it is perceived. Their concert — part of the Live @ Benaroya Hall fall lineup — will include compositions from their new album Polonium, with outstanding works by Polish composers such as Witold Lutosławski, Wojciech Kilar, Krzysztof Penderecki and Henryk Mikołaj Górecki and Frederic Chopin, arranged for the trio by Janusz Wojtarowicz. Ticket prices are $20 or $30 and group tickets are available with the benefit of enjoying the concert together and saving on individual orders’ handling fees. For information on group tickets please email email@example.com