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Author Bargreen, Melinda, 1947- author.

Title Classical Seattle : maestros, impresarios, virtuosi, and other music makers / Melinda Bargreen.

Published Seattle, [Washington] ; London, [England] : University of Washington Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (369 pages)
Notes "A McLellan book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The maestros. Milton Katims : the Toscanini protégé ; Rainer Miedel and Cordelia Wikarski Miedel : the maestro and the maestra ; Gerard Schwarz : the consummate music director ; Ludovic Morlot : the symphonic innovator ; Peter Erös : the old-school maestro ; Vilem Sokol : the patron saint of the podium ; Stephen Stubbs : the early-music innovator ; George Shangrow : the people's maestro ; Resident conductors : the vital links in the music community -- The impresarios. Glynn Ross : the bantam of the opera -- Speight Jenkins : the ring master ; Toby Saks : the impresaria ; Louis Richmond : the chamber orchestra pathfinder -- The virtuosi. Béla Siki : the elegant stylist ; John Cerminaro : the man with the golden horn ; Randolph Hokanson : the old master ; Silvia Kind : the free spirit of the harpsichord ; Eva Heinitz : the greatest gambist ; Robin McCabe : the keyboard diplomat -- Ronald Phillips : the consummate clarinetist ; Craig Sheppard : the classicist of the ivories -- The composers. Alan Hovhaness : the composer of the mountains ; William Bolcom : the compositional innovator ; Samuel Jones : the harmony seeker -- The power brokers and patrons. William and Ruth Gerberding : the couple who made things happen ; William Bain : the architect of the boardroom ; Hans Lehmann : the renaissance man -- Samuel N. Stroum : the mover and shaker ; Deborah (Card) Rutter : the power behind the podium ; Sam and Gladys Rubinstein : the key advisors ; Buster and Nancy Alvord : the practical donors ; Jerry and Lenore Hanauer : the imaginative operaphiles ; John and Laurel Nesholm : the activists for the arts ; Charles Simonyi : the genius philanthropist ; Jack and Becky Benaroya : the ultimate benefactors.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Musicians -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Biography.
Composers -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Biography.
Conductors (Music) -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Biography.
Impresarios -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Biography.
Music patrons -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Biography.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780295995120
9780295806266 (e-book)