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May 24, 2016
Town Hall Seattle
Seattle, WA

Town Hall Seattle

Britten: String Quartet No. 2
Shostakovich: Piano Quintet
Andrius Žlabys: TBA (world premiere)
Arnaud Sussman, violin
Johnny Gandelsman, violin
Kyle Armbust, viola
Andrius Žlabys, piano

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TownMusic Season Finale: Pure Music for Muddled Times

To close the 2015-16 season of TownMusic, the Town Hall Seattle new-music chamber music series that Joshua Roman leads as Artistic Director, he welcomes an ensemble of chamber musicians — violinists Arnaud Sussman and Johnny Gandelsman, violist Kyle Armbrust, and pianist Andrius Žlabys — to perform works written by clear-eyed composers in the midst of troubled times. The Tuesday, May 24 program includes Britten’s String Quartet No. 2, Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet, and the world premiere of a Town Hall commission by Andrius Žlabys honoring the victims of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, near his own birthplace in Lithuania.

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Four Simple Ways to Make the Most of Your Practice Session

Friday, April 8th, 2016

I’m gearing up for the next trip as my 3 week stint at home in NYC comes to a close. It’s been nice to have so much time in one spot, especially as I’m putting the final touches on my new(ish) apartment space and getting my taxes out of the way. I love to use my time at home to prepare for upcoming performances, so that I can be present as much as possible while traveling. Lately I’ve been thinking about how to best use the practice time I have, whether at home or on the road, and some basic principles came to mind. I think they’re worth sharing. In fact, some of these principles are applicable to many tasks, pursuits, or other focus and skill-dependent activities – like writing a blog post!