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Seattle Symphony: Ludovic Morlot Conducts Debussy

Past event
$22-$122 (youth 8-18 free)

Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Seattle Symphony

Seattle Symphony Chorale

Northwest Boychoir

Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

Maria Männistö, soprano
Ludovit Ludha, tenor
Ludovic Morlot, conductor

Richard Wagner – Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Claude Debussy – Pelléas et Mélisande Suite
Claude Debussy – Nocturnes
Leoš Janáček – The Eternal Gospel

It’s Ludovic Morlot’s final appearance as music director, and he is throwing a party for the ages. In Debussy’s gorgeous Nocturnes, clouds drift off, festivals flash and fade away, and the shimmering sea beckons with the seductive call of the Sirens. For Janáček, the king of Czech opera, composing the choral work The Eternal Gospel offered an outlet for timeless themes of love and peace that transcend any language or faith. Bon voyage, Ludo, and thanks for the inspiration you have brought to us all.

The Seattle Symphony invites young people ages 8 to 18 to attend most Delta Air Lines Masterworks, Seattle Pops, and Untuxed series performances FREE with the purchase of an adult ticket. Family Connections tickets are available at the time of adult ticket purchase by phone and in-person only at the Seattle Symphony Ticket Office. For more information, visit the Seattle Symphony Family Connections page.

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