Five-Time Grammy® Nominee David Arkenstone, known for his 60+ albums, numerous TV, film and game score compositions, and unforgettable themes for NBC, is proud to bring his captivating show An Evening with David Arkenstone & Friends to the Astoria. This candlelit concert is a joyous genre blend of neo-classical piano, new age, Celtic, progressive rock, orchestral, world music, and Music Inspired by Middle Earth. With over 100 million Spotify streams, David’s music holds something for everyone, taking concertgoers on a musical journey from first note to last.
Joined on stage by virtuoso musicians on violin, flute, cello, and percussion, David has plenty of surprises in store. A musical storyteller, he is passionate about taking listeners on a journey, creating sonic tapestries that evoke every emotion. “I envision a place where I would like to go, or an adventure I would like to take, and let my imagination run free,” says David. “I’ve gotten countless messages from listeners who love to take these journeys with me. I’m sometimes surprised by how powerfully people respond to my music.”
Receiving Grammy® nominations in 2021, 2019, 2004, 2000, and 1992, David’s compositions are often influenced by the beauty of nature, classical music, Celtic dance, medieval folklore, and the realm of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth. An Evening with David Arkenstone & Friends will embrace the Pacific Northwest with passionate compositions, heartwarming stories, and an evening to be remembered for years to come.