The Seattle Public Library will host concerts, musical preview lectures and dramatic performances at several locations throughout the city in February.


Ladies Musical Club3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at the West Seattle Branch, 2306 42nd Ave. S.W., 206-684-7444. Join us for a concert featuring operatic masterpieces by Mozart. Featured performers will include Meg Daly, Ya-Li Lee and Emily Riesser, sopranos; Jesse Nordstrom (guest artist), tenor; Darrell J. Jordan (guest artist), baritone; Joan Lundquist, piano; and Regina Thomas, stage direction and commentary.

Ladies Musical Club – Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditoritum, 206-386-4636. Join us for a concert featuring Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 7 and songs by Rachmaninoff. Featured performers will include Selina Chu and Johanna Mastenbrook, piano; Ann Rackl, violin; and Dora Barnes, soprano.

Seattle Opera Preview: The [R]evolution of Steve Jobs6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., 206-684-7539.  Join Theodore Deacon for an entertaining preview lecture about this West Coast debut of the opera on Apple's co-founder. Campbell's compelling libretto interweaves universal themes of communication and connection. Bates' lyrical and rhythmic score dazzles with a mix of traditional and electronic instrumentation.

With a Song in My Heart / "С песней в сердце!"2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditoritum, 206-386-4636. Musical group Marianna and Friends presents original songs written by Anna Vasilevskaya, as well as translated covers. Enjoy music from a variety of styles and genres, and learn how the songs are born in our hearts!

The Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We support universal access to information and ideas, and form strong partnerships with community organizations to offer performance art that is accessible to all.