WEEKEND PREVIEW: The Byrd Ensemble in concert in West Seattle

With that video, you can preview the title performance planned for a concert by The Byrd Ensemble tomorrow night (Saturday, February 11th) at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in West Seattle. The chamber vocal ensemble will perform composer John Sheppard‘s “Media vita” – “In the Midst of Life” – with the program also including music by Arvo Pärt, Eric Whitacre’s setting of “When David Heard,” John Tavener’s “Song for Athene,” and more. The Byrd Ensemble is sponsoring WSB today and tomorrow to ensure more know about the concert and to offer a 30% discount – buy tickets online and use the code WSBLOG30. The concert begins at 7:30 pm Saturday; the venue is at 4139 42nd SW. (Not familiar with The Byrd Ensemble? Learn about the ensemble here.)

3 Replies to "WEEKEND PREVIEW: The Byrd Ensemble in concert in West Seattle"

  • Argonautter February 10, 2023 (10:15 pm)

    I’ve seen the Byrd Ensemble perform. They are fantastic!!

  • Pelicans February 11, 2023 (4:21 am)

    I randomly clicked on that link and listened to all 23 minutes. With all that is going on in the world, this music is so etherial and soothing.  It makes me realize how fortunate we are to be here, and how we should work to bring this kind of beauty and peace to others.

  • Jason February 11, 2023 (11:16 pm)

    Thanks for sharing! This concert made my night, cleared my mind of the work week. Great talent and so local! 

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