Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin
Edvard Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
Dmitri Shostakovich – Violin Concerto No. 1
Carl Nielsen – Symphony No. 1
Shostakovich’s First Violin Concerto offers an unguarded view into a tormented composer’s private, deeply felt reserves of emotion. The symphonic masterstrokes of Denmark’s greatest musical hero, Carl Nielsen, take on extra significance in the hands of his compatriot Thomas Dausgaard.
Pre-concert talk presented one hour prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase. Ask the Artist follows the Thursday night concert. Free with ticket purchase.
The Seattle Symphony invites young people ages 8 to 18 to attend most Delta Air Lines Masterworks, Pops and Untuxed series performances FREE with the purchase of an adult ticket. Family Connections passes are available by phone and in-person only at the Seattle Symphony Ticket Office. For more information, visit the Seattle Symphony Family Connections page.