Inspiring solo flutist Paul Taub, founding member of the Seattle Chamber Players, will perform a free concert noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19, at City Hall. Taub celebrates 30 years in Seattle with a program of contemporary original music. Pianist Cristina Valdes will join him for this eclectic program of work by composers Bun-Ching Lam, Wayne Horvitz, Reza Vali, Julie Mandel and Toshio Hosokawa.
Taub performs works by composers ranging from new voices in the avant such as Toshio Hosokawa and DJ Spooky to established stars like Astor Piazzolla, John Zorn, and Alfred Schnittke. Released in 2001 to commemorate his 20 years in Seattle, Taub’s solo disc, Oo-ee includes pieces by locals including Robin Holcomb, Janice Giteck, Jarrad Powell and composer David Mahler.
Image: Paul Taub, photo courtesy of the artist.