Upcoming Event

Dr. Quinton Morris – Virtuoso Violinist

Join us for Bloedel Reserve’s Summer Concert Series
featuring Violinist Dr. Quinton Morris with Erin Chung on Piano

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for tonight’s performance are no longer available online. A limited number of tickets may be available for purchase at the door. Please call 206-842-7631 ext. 7 to inquire about ticket availability.

Enjoy fresh air and the beautiful natural setting of Bloedel, while listening to the exquisite performance of virtuoso violinist Dr. Quinton Morris, accompanied on piano by Erin Chung.

Dr. Morris will be performing Three Sonatas for Violin and Keyboard by 18th-century Afro-French composer, violinist, and athlete, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, who rose to become one of the most prolific, and forgotten figures, of the 18th century. The evening will also include a screening the Morris’ short film, Breakthrough, a contemporary retelling of the life of Saint Georges

Listen to the What’s Up Bainbridge interview with Dr. Morris and learn more what to expect at the performance on June 24.

Make it a complete night and pack yourself a picnic dinner (beer and wine will be available for purchase at Bloedel, all proceeds benefit the Reserve.)

WHEN: Saturday, June 24th – Doors open at 6:00 pm.
Performance at 6:30 pm
WHERE: Bloedel Reserve Residence – Back Lawn
TICKETS: $30/Member    $40/Non-Member    $50/Supporter Level
Click here to purchase tickets to the 6/24 concert

 

Click the “play” button below to preview Dr. Morris’ beautiful playing:

About Quinton Morris

Dr. Quinton Morris is a native of Renton, Washington. He earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin.  He joined the faculty of Seattle University in 2007. He is the first tenured music professor at Seattle University in 30 years and the second living African-American violinist in United States history to receive such a distinction.

Additional career highlights include solo appearances with the Seattle Symphony, three consecutive years of sold-out recitals at Carnegie Hall, 11 years as Artistic Director of The Young Eight String Octet, and a TEDxSeattle talk on “The Age of the Artist Entrepreneur.”

Learn more about Quinton Morris on his website as well as his nonprofit website at www.keytochangestudio.org.

THANK YOU HomeStreet Bank for sponsoring Bloedel’s Summer Concert Series!

Home Street Bank

 

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