An Orchestra Will Take Over This Aviation Museum

College of Stuttgart Tutorial Orchestra.

 We’re undecided how it will work. Or why it’s taking place. However we’re certain it will likely be nice.

On September 21, from 3 pm to five pm, the College of Stuttgart Tutorial Orchestra will take over all 5 primary galleries at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

The plan is for the Orchestra to divide into 5 separate chamber teams and station themselves within the aviation and house galleries on each the Museum’s East and West Campuses.

Every group plans to play choices by composers together with Mendelssohn and Weber to rejoice aviation, house, historical past, and science.

Right here’s this system:

Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826): Quintet for clarinet and strings in B-flat main, Op. 34.
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1947): String octet in E-flat main, Op. 20.
Joachim Raff (1822-1882): Sinfonietta for winds in F main, Op. 188.
Plus preparations for brass ensemble.

The Museum performances are a part of a North American tour by the Stuttgart, Germany-based orchestra, and are free with admission to the Museum of Flight.

Museum of Flight No Stranger to Music

Seattle Opera Gown Rehearsal at Museum of Flight

This isn’t the primary time a music manufacturing has taken over the Museum of Flight.

Throughout the pandemic, the Seattle Opera was scheduled to current a efficiency of “Flight.” The three-act opera was written in 1998 by composer Jonathan Dove and librettist April De Angelis and has been carried out world wide.

Right here’s the story of the opera:

An omniscient air site visitors controller watches over a departure lounge bustling with relentlessly cheerful flight attendants, an excitable couple on trip, a mysterious older girl, and a diplomat and his expectant spouse, all of whom should spend the night time to attend out a storm. On the coronary heart of the present is the Refugee, a personality impressed by Mehran Karimi Nasseri, who lived in Charles de Gaulle Airport close to Paris for nearly 18 years.”

The pandemic meant that Seattle Opera couldn’t carry out the present reside. However slightly than move on the chance to current it, the Seattle Opera teamed up with Seattle’s Museum of Flight and filmed the opera there.

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