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2018 Winter Classics Retrospective

The 2018 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics series was a great success!  We hope you enjoy this look back at some of our Anchorage Museum and UAA Recital Hall highlights. These concerts would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors: Alaska Airlines, ConocoPhillips, the National Endowment for the Arts, Alaska State [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2018 Summer Festival Tickets On Sale

Tickets for our Summer Festival concerts and special events are now on sale!  The guest artists have been announced and we are looking forward to another fantastic Festival. June 5-10 | Cecily Ward, violin; Tom Stone, violin/viola; Andrew Smith, cello; Zuill Bailey, cello; Alfredo Oyaguez, piano; Natasha Paremski, piano Week One Program highlights: Granados Piano Quintet, [...]

Songs for Lenny: a tribute to Leonard Bernstein with pianist Lara Downes (click here for tickets)

Tickets are now available for pianist Lara Downes' return to Alaska for two tribute concerts celebrating Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday!  Join us for “Songs for Lenny", a tribute fundraiser Thursday, April 12 in Anchorage or Saturday, April 14 in Sitka.   Each event will also include live and silent auctions, with tempting travel and other [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Events, Top Page Feature, News|2 Comments

Zuill Bailey: Living the Classical Life

By | December 8th, 2017|Videos, Media|0 Comments

2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage

Join us for the 2018 Winter Classics in Anchorage, February 9-11 in the UAA Recital Hall. Pianist Piers Lane returns to Alaska, along with rising stars (and sisters!) Madalyn Parnas (violin) and Cicely Parnas (cello), pianist Eduard Zilberkant, and cellist Zuill Bailey. Tickets are on sale now through CenterTix Detailed programs are listed below. Other [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

2018 Sitka Cello Seminar

"Sitka was nothing short of transformative for me as a cellist and a human being." Hannah Moses, 2015 Seminar "The Sitka Cello Seminar lights a fire behind the true meaning of music." Brendon Phelps, 2014 & 2015 Seminar Click here to apply for the 2018 Sitka International Cello Seminar. The application deadline is February 15, 2018. Decisions will [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Top Page Feature, News, Summer Cello Seminar|0 Comments

Sept 15-17: The Week in Preview

Hello, Anchorage friends! The first week of the Autumn Classics was one to remember! An enormous thank you goes out to our guest artists, everyone who attended our concerts and events, and to Alaska Airlines, whose sponsorship of this concert series plays a vital role in helping us fulfill our statewide mission. We're thrilled to bring [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Other|0 Comments

Sept 8-10: The Week in Preview

Greetings, Anchorage friends! It is hard to believe that the 2017 Autumn Classics are already here! We are so excited to bring you the best that chamber music has to offer this week and next. In case you haven't been following us on social media, here is what you have to look forward to this [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Other|0 Comments

Grammy Celebration Concert – 9/17/17 in Anchorage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O27vOwKEjEE On September 17th at 4pm in the UAA Recital Hall, SSMF Artistic Director and cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Susan Reed will perform Michael Daugherty's four movement piece, "Tales of Hemingway," which won the Grammy for classical instrumental solo, classical compendium and contemporary classical composition. Tickets are available by phone at (907) 263-2787, or [...]

By | August 27th, 2017|Other, Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments

Matt Herskowitz Trio to perform at the 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABJ7-XaxStI The Matt Herskowitz Trio will return to Alaska in September to perform at the 2017 Autumn Classics in Anchorage. On September 15th, the trio will perform "Suite for Cello and Jazz Trio," written by French jazz legend Claude Bolling, alongside SSMF Artistic Director and cellist Zuill Bailey, as well as a piece by [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Other, Events, News, Anchorage Concert Series|0 Comments