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Seattle Symphony guests will kick off chamber series

Heather Bentley, Rowena Hammill and Victoria Parker of Trio Pardalote will be a part of this year’s Vashon Chamber Music series.  - Rosemary Wagner Photo
Heather Bentley, Rowena Hammill and Victoria Parker of Trio Pardalote will be a part of this year’s Vashon Chamber Music series.
— image credit: Rosemary Wagner Photo

Vashon Chamber Music will lauch its popular Concert Series B for 2014 with special guests Laura de Luca (clarinet) and Mikhail Shmidt (violin) from the Seattle Symphony at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Vashon United Methodist Church.

Featured in a clarinet quintet by Weber and Milhaud’s trio for violin, clarinet and piano, the duo will be joined by series founders Doug Davis (cello) and Rowena Hammill (cello) and regular guests Heather Bentley (viola) and Natasha Brazhanov (violin) to perform Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 9.

On Feb. 23, series regulars Trio Pardalote, featuring Hammill and Bentley, will play a piece written for them by guest composer Wayne Horvitz. An all-string Beethoven and Brahms concert will conclude the series on May 4.

Single tickets are $18 for VAA members, students, seniors and $22 for general admission. Series B tickets (Sundays) are $48 for VAA members, students and seniors and $60 general admission. Tickets are available at VAA, www.VashonAlliedArts.org or call 463-5131.

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