2021-22Concert Season

Wayward Sisters

A Dynamic Tapestry of Sound and Movement

Please note that the May 21 performance time has been changed to 2 PM from 7:30 PM

The tradition of three women’s voices intertwined in vibrant and sensuous music making stretches from the flowering of the Italian Renaissance to the Wailin’ Jennys, the Supremes, and the Andrews Sisters. The 17th century gave birth to many groups of highly skilled sopranos, and the finest composers of the age competed to write for them. Choreographer Anna Mansbridge has reimagined these creations as fully theatrical events, pairing four sopranos (Danielle Reutter-Harrah, Tess Altiveros, Arwen Myers, and Teresa Wakim) with three female dancers and the PMW chamber ensemble. This dynamic tapestry of sound and movement includes works by 17th-century masters Monteverdi, Mazzocchi, and Rossi, as well as Seattle composer Karen P. Thomas’ Doubleheart and the world premiere of Stephen Stubbs’ setting of the missing Baccante scene at the end of Monteverdi’s Orfeo. Truly a feast for the eyes and ears!

Stephen Stubbs, baroque guitar, lute, direction
Anna Mansbridge, choreographer
Karen P. Thomas, composer (Doubleheart)
Tekla Cunningham, baroque violin
Cynthia Keiko Black, baroque violin
David Morris, lirone and viola da gamba
Maxine Eilander, baroque harp
Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord
Tess Altiveros, soprano
Arwen Myers, soprano
Danielle Reutter-Harrah, soprano
Teresa Wakim, soprano
Alice Cao, dancer
Erin Crall Scott, dancer
Tshedzom Tingkhye, dancer

Mask and proof of vaccination required. 

Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya is located at 200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101

Featured Artists

Henry Lebedinsky
Co-Artistic Director, Keyboardist
Arwen Myers
Erin Crall
Tshedzom Tingkhye
Anna Mansbridge
Teresa Wakim
Alice Cao
Danielle Reutter-Harrah
Tekla Cunningham
Co-Artistic Director, Baroque Violinist
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