Archive for “Celtic music”

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Northwest violinist Geoffrey Castle celebrates the season with spirited ‘Noel’

Posted December 17th, 2016 by genestout

By GENE STOUT During the holidays, while I was growing up, my mom used to pull out her timeworn LP of Bach and Handel favorites by English-born concert organist E. Power Biggs, who helped revive the classic pipe organ while living in Cambridge, Mass. Along with “White Christmas,” “The Merriest,” “The Christmas Song,” “Winter Wonderland” […]

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CD REVIEW: “Symphony of Light” by English prog-rock band Renaissance

Posted April 16th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS The orchestral pop of Renaissance would have been ideal for a KCTS pledge drive, had such a thing existed in the 1970s. (I was about to say pledge “break,” but it appears that the breaks today are PBS programming interrupting the ocean of infomercials.) Amazingly, even though composer Michael Dunford died in […]

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REVIEW: ‘Odysseo’ offers a magical equine ballet

Posted February 25th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT There is perhaps no better way to celebrate the Year of the Horse than by attending a performance of “Odysseo,” the $30 million international touring extravaganza blending equestrian arts, theater, music, stage craft, daredevil acrobatics and high-tech wizardry. Extended through March 30 at the white big top at Marymoor Park in Redmond, […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Sharon Corr makes her solo North American debut

Posted February 16th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Sharon Corr is Ireland’s answer to Adam Levine. Well, OK, maybe that’s not entirely accurate. It’s true, though, that Corr, recently a coach on “The Voice of Ireland,” had a success with her family folk-pop group The Corrs (45 million albums sold worldwide) that rivals Adam “The Voice” Levine’s with Maroon 5. […]

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Snoqualmie Casino lineup boasts Burt Bacharach, Stars of Saturday Night Live

Posted November 26th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Snoqualmie Casino, located off I-90 exit 27 near North Bend about 30 minutes east of Seattle, has announced a surprisingly diverse January-February lineup of rock, pop, country and comedy acts at the 11,000-square-foot Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom. The lineup includes Queensryche (featuring Todd La Torre on lead vocals), The Tubes, War, Burt Bacharach, […]

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