Event Postponed

Due to the department of health recommendations made by King County and Washington State regarding large gatherings, we have made the incredibly difficult decision to postpone Love Beyond Borders, the Seattle Men’s Chorus concert scheduled for March 20 & 21 at Benaroya Hall. The safety and peace of mind of our patrons, our staff, and our singers is of utmost importance to us.

We are prioritizing plans to reschedule the concert for a later date. All tickets that have been reserved for Love Beyond Borders will be held and honored for those rescheduled performance(s). Ticket holders that are in need of a refund at this time can contact Jeremy Dashiell, Patron Services Manager, at 206-388-1400 or tickets@seattlechoruses.org. We appreciate your patience and understanding as our small staff deals with this challenge. 

Stay tuned for details on when you’ll be able to enjoy the Love Beyond Borders’ music and stories for which we have worked so passionately to bring to life.

 

Love Beyond Borders 

Seattle Men's Chorus

Featuring The Supertonics

With Special Guest Bonnie McKee

What would you do for love? Would you cross oceans and boundaries, leave behind your past for a future of freedom and possibility?

Inspiring musical stories of escape and hope are joined by pop songs made famous by LGBTQ artists from across the globe including Freddie MercuryRicky Martin and k.d. lang.

Featuring a world premiere commission inspired by the lives of LGBTQ refugees who experienced incredible adversity in their efforts to seek safety and leave behind the home countries that did not accept them. With music from Caldwell and Ivory, Lyn Rye, Michael Bussewitz-Quarm, and Bonnie McKee.

Benaroya Hall

Friday, March 20 - 8:00 pm*
Saturday, March 21 - 2:00 pm

*with certified ASL interpretation

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Meet the Inspiration

These two Iraqi men, Nayyef and Btoo, spent years apart during their struggle to make it to the safety of North America. They now live in Seattle where they are able to love freely.

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Bonnie McKee is a world renowned songwriter and singer who got her start singing in the Seattle Girls Choir. Moving from Seattle to Los Angeles at 16 on her own, her big voice, bright pop sensibilities, and evocative lyrical prowess landed her a sizable record deal on Reprise Records. 

She went on to become one of the industry's most sought after songwriters, writing hits for the likes of Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, and Jason Derulo, to name a few. Her songs have received 8 Grammy nods and dozens of BMI awards, and her work has collected over 10 billion streams online. She is also a performer and recording artist herself, and her electrifying live performances and carefully curated visuals have gained her a robust fan-base across the globe.