Sound Salon is happy to announce the upcoming 2023-2024 Season with seven concerts, including four performances at Benaroya Hall and three new online concert premieres. This season embodies Sound Salon’s commitment to building an increasingly inclusive and diverse community through thoughtfully programmed performances that welcome, engage, and inspire. We look forward to welcoming you into our Salon!

Sound Salon image of keyboards with text "A new season of joyful and intimate music!"

Sound Salon 2023-2024 Season In-person Concert Series will consist of four performances at Benaroya Hall: 

October 1 Baroque Meets Karuk: 17th-century sonatas and Karuk songs for strings and harpsichord 
December 28Splendor of the Baroque: Festive music for flute, violin, viol, theorbo, and harpsichord 
February 11   Sweeter than Roses: English Baroque love songs for voice, oboe, viol, and harpsichord 
April 14   Mozart and Friends: Beloved classics for violin, cello, and four-hand piano 

Season subscriptions are now available for purchase at the Benaroya Hall ticket office (206) 215-4747 or Individual tickets go on sale June 15, 2023. $48 for Regular Price, $43 for Seniors, and $10 for Youth and Students. 

Sound Salon's 2023-2024 in person concert series at Benaroya Hall. Dates, Concert Titles, Musicians, and a featured musician image.

Sound Salon 2023-2024 Season Virtual Concert Series will premiere on its YouTube channel:

October 29 A French Harpsichord Salon: Byron Schenkman’s favorite 18th century works for keyboard 
December 10 Klezmer Classics: 20th century compositions combining classical music with Eastern European Klezmer traditions. 
March 10 Inspired by Bach: New Music for Harpsichord and Strings inspired by the J.S. Bach harpsichord concertos. 

The virtual concert series and YouTube channel offerings embody Sound Salon’s commitment to greater equity and inclusion on stage, and in the audience. Concerts are followed by a live virtual Q&A with artists to which all are invited. This and the library of past virtual concerts, movements, and pieces are available for all with no access restrictions on @TheSoundSalon YouTube Channel.

Sound Salon's 2023-2024 online concert series. YouTube Premiere Dates, Concert Titles, Musicians, and a featured musician image.

About Sound Salon (formerly Byron Schenkman & Friends) brings a diverse set of 21st-century perspectives to artistically excellent ensemble music, inspired by European traditions of the 17th through 19th centuries. The name Sound Salon expresses the music organization’s surroundings, its purpose, and its community. Byron Schenkman is Sound Salon’s Artistic Director.

Sound Salon is a 501c3 non-profit supported by donors and ticket sales. Grantors include Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 4Culture, ArtsFund, and Arts WA.   

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