The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo44° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi69° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi56° Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo38° Breezy

Wednesday

Hi56° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo36° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi58° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo36° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi59° Slight Chc Showers

Clayton Trio jazz concert postponed

The Gerald Clayton Trio concert scheduled Saturday at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts in Leavenworth has been postponed. The drummer of the New York jazz group left the tour. The concert will be rebooked in November or next spring.

Wilf Woods: Auto-tune or the old-fashioned way?

How come pop singers sound so perfect, pitch-wise? They are using new software that corrects their pitch, that’s how. It’s called “auto-tune” and there are two brand names that make them, writes John Kehe in the current Christian Science Monitor Weekly.

Bluegrass fest stays true to its roots

CASHMERE — The sound of banjos and bass carried softly on a chilly twilight breeze Monday — four days before this weekend’s Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival at the Chelan County Expo Center. The campground opened at noon, and already a caravan of about 30 RVs and tent campers had rolled in — the first of about 300 expected this weekend.

Festival twofer

The Icicle Creek International Chamber Music Festival creates wonderful melodies, but its acronym sounds like a car hitting a speedbump: ICICMF.

Check it out: Overtures

The Canadian Tenors will appear at Wenatchee High School Oct. 6, not Oct. 22 as listed on show publications.

Check it out: Overtures

Oboist Jim Rich joins the Con Spirito trio in a performance of “Prodigal Sons: Music By Celebrated Law School Dropouts Who Disappointed Their Parents” by composers Christoph Graupner, Johann David Heinichen and Georg Philipp Telemann.
img/photo/2013/06/19/2f78ba8159-1015_go_gwenlyons

Check it out: Overtures

Gwen Lyons performs the first concert of Grace Lutheran’s Friday Night Out series.
img/photo/2013/06/19/8e4ac325e9-20091104-135248-pic-867932583

Check it out: Overtures

The Icicle Creek Piano Trio is joined by guest artist Sean Osborn on clarinet for its celebration of Jewish musical tradition.
img/photo/2013/06/19/aa06645f53-20091118-140237-pic-409969828

Commedia dell’heart

Love. Deceit. Disguise. Everything but death. That last element, it’s said, is what distinguishes tragedy from comedy. Nobody dies in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Così fan tutte,” so it must be a comedy. (Also: it’s funny.)
img/photo/2013/06/19/5217483a38-20091118-142920-pic-528894152

Check it out: Overtures

The Wenatchee Community Concert Association adds a seventh concert to its six-event season roster, teeing up the Canadian Tenors for a Feb. 9 performance at Wenatchee Free Methodist Church.
img/photo/2013/06/19/3c70a71fbc-20091127-052343-pic-670195097

CommonBond 5 celebrates season’s spirit with annual concert

WENATCHEE — An annual holiday concert featuring one of the region’s top gospel quintets will expand this year to feature comedy, skits and a choir of some of the area’s most accomplished singers. “A Christmas Celebration,” the annual concert of CommonBond 5, will also be the release party for the group’s sixth compact disc, entitled “Come Out of the Wilderness.”
img/photo/2013/06/19/3ee7ce3b9b-20091202-151300-pic-766520074

Giving voice

You can’t help but stand for the “Hallelujah” chorus of George Frideric Handel’s “The Messiah.” Blame it on King George II. The English monarch purportedly rose to his feet during the famous chorus, which closes the second act of Handel’s 1742 oratorio.

Symphony sans baton

Wenatchee Valley Symphony music director and conductor Marty Zyskowski resigned from his post earlier this year, so the season’s concerts are led by a series of guest conductors.
img/photo/2013/06/19/65f252425e-20091202-150951-pic-189845472

Check it out: Overtures

The Leavenworth handbell chorus keeps on ringing with its annual holiday tour swing through NCW.
img/photo/2013/06/19/e111a70d9f-20091209-142651-pic-486034875

Check it out: Overtures

Wenatchee High School’s music ensembles come together for their seasonal performances.
img/photo/2013/06/19/a19de8762a-20091216-123112-pic-747068216

Check it out: Overtures

Wenatchee’s Confluence Vocal Octet performs its annual Christmas concert, showcasing the seasonal composition “Gaudete!” by Anders Ohrwall.