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An Orchestra Will Take Over This Aviation Museum

University of Stuttgart Academic Orchestra.

 We’re now not positive how this could work. Or why it is occurring. But we’re positive it will be excellent.

On September 21, from 3 pm to 5 pm, the University of Stuttgart Academic Orchestra will take over all five fundamental galleries at Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

The plan is for the Orchestra to divide into 5 separate chamber corporations and station themselves inside the aviation and space galleries on both the Museum’s East and West Campuses.

Each group plans to play alternatives with the aid of composers inclusive of Mendelssohn and Weber to celebrate aviation, area, history, and science.

Here’s this system:

Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826): Quintet for clarinet and strings in B-flat important, Op. 34.
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1947): String octet in E-flat most important, Op. 20.
Joachim Raff (1822-1882): Sinfonietta for winds in F essential, Op. 188.
Plus arrangements for brass ensemble.

The Museum performances are part of a North American excursion by way of the Stuttgart, Germany-based totally orchestra, and are loose with admission to the Museum of Flight.

Museum of Flight No Stranger to Music

Seattle Opera Dress Rehearsal at Museum of Flight

This isn’t the first time a tune production has taken over the Museum of Flight.

During the pandemic, the Seattle Opera changed into scheduled to give a overall performance of “Flight.” The three-act opera turned into written in 1998 through composer Jonathan Dove and librettist April De Angelis and has been achieved round the world.

Here’s the story of the opera:

An omniscient air visitors controller watches over a departure living room bustling with relentlessly cheerful flight attendants, an excitable couple on vacation, a mysterious older girl, and a diplomat and his expectant wife, all of whom ought to spend the night to wait out a typhoon. At the coronary heart of the display is the Refugee, a individual stimulated through Mehran Karimi Nasseri, who lived in Charles de Gaulle Airport close to Paris for nearly 18 years.”

The pandemic supposed that Seattle Opera could not perform the display stay. But rather than skip at the possibility to offer it, the Seattle Opera teamed up with Seattle’s Museum of Flight and filmed the opera there.

Live track & cool tunes returning to airports

Live track and funky recorded playlists have usually been on the top of our list of airport facilities we adore. And in the course of the pandemic, live tune become one of the amenities airports needed to discontinue.

But it seems like a number of the stay track packages at airports are coming returned.

And: Airport Spotify Playlists

We were within the McCarran Airport this week for a few hours and enjoyed listening to many of these songs from their “Voice of Vegas” Spotify playlist.

Kid Band Week at Austin Bergstrom Int’l Airport

Austin calls itself the Live Music Capital of the World and that declare extends to Austin Bergstrom International Airport, where there are more than 20 stay music suggests every week.

This week is Kid Band Week (July 17 – 21, 2017; Monday – Friday) proposing nearby musicians and bands ranging in age from 10 to 18 from 3:30 to five:30 p.m.on the Asleep on the Wheel Stage, positioned near Gate 10.

Here’s the road-up:

Kid Band Week at Austin Bergstrom Int’l Airport

In Austin – the Live Music Capital of the World – you may’t spit without hitting a Grammy winner.

And you may pay attention amazing track just about everywhere you move. Including on the airport.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport gives 23 live tune events every week, but next week that wide variety spikes to twenty-eight way to the addition of 5 special performances taking putting for the duration of the eighth Annual Kid Band Week.


Credit: Sandy L. Stevens, Austin-Bergstrom Peterson Brothers Band appearing in the course of 2013’s Kid Band Week at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.


From MondayFriday, July 21-25, Austin-region musicians, all ranging in age from 12 to 17, can be acting from three:30 to 5:30 p.m., at Asleep on the Wheel Stage, positioned throughout from Gate 10.

Here’s the line-up:

Monday, July 21 – Annie & Kate (Classic Tunes; ages 14)
Tuesday, July 22 – Grace London (Singer Songwriter; age 15)
Wednesday, July 23 – Charlie Belle (Pop ‘til you drop; ages 13-16)
Thursday, July 24 – Peterson Brothers (Deep Blues; a while 15-17)
Friday, July 25 – Tiarra Girls (all sister lady band; a long time 12-16)

This aren’t “kiddie” bands – they’re real bands made of great musicians who simply show up to be children.


More live track at Seattle Int’l Airport

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, already the web site of an formidable neighborhood music program, is getting even extra tuneful.

Starting Thursday, March 27, the airport is doubling the wide variety of stay tune performances inside the terminal offered as part of the airport’s Experience the City of Music software.

Now there will be three performances each day – seven days a week – among 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. at numerous submit-security places for the duration of the terminal.

The Port of Seattle and The Merchants at Sea-Tac will cover the charges of this system underneath a new three yr settlement.

“Anything that makes the airport enjoy more enjoyable for our visitors is really worth the investment,” stated Stacy House, Senior Director of Operations for HMSHost, Sea-Tac Airport. “Not to mention, the track is extremely good and livens the environment of our eating places and stores. It’s an all-round win!”

We agree.

Sea-Tac’s tune application is going some distance past the live music. The emphasis on Northwest artists consists of overhead tune, safety and public facts bulletins via artists, curated movies on terminal and bags declare monitors and a multi-channel net radio player available. There’s an show off about Jimi Hendrix on Concourse A and, in April, Sub Pop is scheduled to open a store at Sea-Tac presenting Northwest tune as properly.