Gun-Brit Barkmin, soprano
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Richard Strauss – Four Last Songs
Richard Strauss – An Alpine Symphony
An Alpine Symphony, Richard Strauss’ last and largest tone poem, uses every vibrant color in the orchestral palette to depict 24 glorious hours atop the Austrian Alps. His Four Last Songs approach his own mortality with wisdom, beauty and grace.
Bring a young person! The Seattle Symphony invites up to two people ages 8–18 to attend this show FREE with the purchase of an accompanying adult ticket. Family Connections passes become available three weeks prior to the concert date, and are available by phone and in-person at the Seattle Symphony Ticket Office. Click here for more information about Family Connections tickets.
“Thomas Dausgaard conducts some of Richard Strauss’s most expansive music.” ~ Seattle music critic Philippa Kiraly. This concert is an LMP Critic’s Pick.