Sinfonietta does Ravel, Strauss
For its final concert of the season, the Northwest Sinfonietta brings back artistic partner Eric Jacobsen and French pianist Lisa de la Salle for Ravel’s jazzy Piano Concerto in G, plus Richard Strauss’ theater piece “Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.” Earlier in the week, Sinfonietta cellist Gretchen Yanover plays a recital on electric cello of her own compositions.
Recitals: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Chinese Christian Church, 5025 N. Pearl St.; 6:15 p.m. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle.
Concerts: 7:30 p.m. Friday (May 13) at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle, $20-$40; 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Rialto Theater, 310 S. Ninth St., Tacoma, $20-$60; 2 p.m. Sunday at Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 Meridian Ave. S, Puyallup, $40. 888-356-6040, northwestsinfonietta.org.
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Jazz Live at Marine View
This month’s Jazz Live features the Johnaye Kendrick Quartet, led by vocalist Johnaye Kendrick. A veteran of jazz festivals and clubs around the country, Kendrick sings standards and her own originals, playing harmonium, violin, viola and percussion.
5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Marine View Church, 8469 Eastside Drive NE, Tacoma. 253-229-9206, marineviewpc.org.
Bach’s B minor Mass in Seattle
Seattle Pro Musica presents Bach’s monumental Mass in B minor, one of the composer’s last works before his death, along with period instrument ensemble Pacific MusicWorks and soloists Kendra Colton, soprano; Joseph Schlesinger, countertenor; Zach Finkelstein, tenor; and Charles Robert Stephens, bass.
Open dress rehearsal 8 p.m. Friday (May 13); performance 8 p.m. Saturday. $15-$45 (rehearsal free). St. James Cathedral, Ninth and Marion streets, Seattle. 206-781-2766, seattlepromusica.org.
Carillon bellchoir concert in Des Moines
Seattle’s International Artists Carillon handbell choir plays “Pedals, Pipes and Bells,” a concert of music for handbells and organ that goes from Buxtehude to the Beatles. 4 p.m. Sunday. Free, donations accepted. Resurrection Lutheran Church, 134 S. 206th St., Des Moines. 206-824-2978.