Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Alaska Airlines Autumn Classics!
The first weekend of this year’s Autumn Classics (September 7-9) will celebrate the fifth annual Sitka International Cello Seminar. Featured performers include Sitka International Cello Seminar founders Zuill Bailey and Dr. Melissa Kraut, as well as former seminar participants Cicely Parnas and Jared Blajian. Together, these four cellists will perform a variety of music over the course of the weekend, including everything from Bach and Beethoven, to Ravel and Fauré, to modern rock works.
Chamber ensembles will be featured during the second weekend (September 14th to 16th), including violinist Helen Kim, clarinetist Ted Gurch, violist Scott Rawls, pianist Matt Herskowitz, and cellist Zuill Bailey. Featured pieces include the Alaska premiere of Strauss’ Don Quixote for chamber ensemble, Beethoven and Brahms clarinet trios, and the solo jazz stylings of Matt Herskowitz.
Evening concerts will be held on Friday and Saturday nights, September 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th, and matinee concerts will be performed on Sunday afternoons, September 9th and 15th. Tickets are available online or by calling (907) 263-2787. For more information, visit our Autumn & Winter Classics page.