Methow musician’s orchestra piece premieres
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — The Magic Valley Symphony premieres the tone poem “Tributary,” composed by Winthrop musician Lynette Westendorf in honor of the symphony’s 50th anniversary. The six-part piece rings out Tuesday at the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Center. Westendorf, born in Twin Falls, has four CD recordings of original compositions to her credit and won a 2002 regional Emmy for her original score to the public TV documentary “False Promise: Lost Land of the Wenatchi.” George K. Halsel conducts the concert, which also features the premiere of his own composition, “Symphony in Five Episodes.” The event starts at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are $5-$8 at the door. For more information, call 733-1079.
William Doppmann, piano 7 p.m. Wednesday; Woods House Conservatory of Music, 323 First St.; $15 suggested donation 664-0412
Widely praised concert pianist Doppmann, longtime artistic director for the Port Townsend Chamber Music Society, gives a special performance of Bach, Scriabin and Chopin works in this solo Woods House concert. He’s a past winner of the Naumburg, Michaels and Leventritt Competitions who has performed throughout the world, described by the Washington Post as “an artist whose performance defies description or superlatives.” He’s written several original works and earned the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship in 1987.
Andre Feriante, classical Spanish guitarist 7:30 p.m. Friday; Sleeping Lady Chapel Theater, 7375 Icicle Road; $16 adults, $14 seniors, $8 students 548-6344
Born in Naples, Italy, Feriante began learning flamenco guitar at age 13. The composer performs a range of music, from Johann Sebastian Bach to Leonard Cohen. Now working out of Seattle, he has performed at various Northwest concerts, including Bumbershoot, and has released six albums.
“Cosi fan Tutte,” Seattle Opera Young Artists 7 p.m. Nov. 22; Sleeping Lady Chapel Theater, 7375 Icicle Road; $25; icicle.org 548-6347, Ext. 407
The Seattle Opera Young Artists program dispatches its rising singers to stage Mozart’s comic opera, in which the lives of four young lovers take several unexpected turns. Expect misadventure, disguises, mistaken identities, dangerous flirtations and immortal chamber music. The two-hour concert is sung in Italian with supertitles.
County Recital 3 p.m. Saturday; Tonasket High School auditorium, 35 Highway 20; free, donations accepted 422-4660
Students of the Okanogan County Music Teachers Association members give their first county recital of the year, performing on strings and piano. The group, a member of the Music Teachers National Association, hopes to raise money toward local scholarship funds for area students. Recital performers include Karina Baum, Aaron Bharucha, Karl Bharucha, Cora Diehl, Sarah Dixon, Madison Gariano, Mandy Garr, Bryce Glover, Abby Hale, Maya Johann, Delaney Lester, Lesle Lopez, Bailee Meese, Layne Motes, Athena Rietveld, Collin Rise, Nathan Rise, Sarah Stanley, Michelle Timmerman, Adeline Tomarera, Angelina Wilson and Camille Wilson.