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October 2019

Seattle Symphony Family Concert: The Magic Flute

Seattle Symphony Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Selections from Mozart’s iconic opera The Magic Flute, Mendelssohn’s overture from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and a movement from Nielsen’s Flute Concerto.

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Seattle Symphony: Mozart Requiem

Seattle Symphony Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Toru Takemitsu – Requiem for String Orchestra
Karl Amadeus Hartmann – Concerto funèbre
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Requiem

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Seattle Symphony: Mozart Requiem

Seattle Symphony Sunday, October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Toru Takemitsu – Requiem for String Orchestra
Karl Amadeus Hartmann – Concerto funèbre
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Requiem

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Northwest Symphony Orchestra: National Parks at Benaroya Hall

Northwest Symphony Orchestra (NWSO) Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

A spectacular music and visual presentation by the Northwest Symphony Orchestra and Washington’s National Park Fund, including stunning visuals by Adrian Wyard from all three of Washington’s national parks.

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Seattle Symphony: Schumann Piano Concerto

Seattle Symphony Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Anna Clyne – Within Her Arms
Robert Schumann – Piano Concerto in A minor
Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”

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Seattle Symphony: Mendelssohn Untuxed

Seattle Symphony Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”

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Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra: 75th Anniversary Opening Gala

Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra Saturday, October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Gina Gillie – Philharmonic Fanfare (SPO commission)
Franz Joseph Haydn – Symphony No. 75 in D major
Fernande Decruck – Sonata in C-sharp for saxophone
Aaron Copland – Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland – Suite from Appalachian Spring
Aaron Copland – Lincoln Portrait

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Seattle Symphony: Schumann Piano Concerto

Seattle Symphony Saturday, October 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Anna Clyne – Within Her Arms
Robert Schumann – Piano Concerto in A minor
Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”

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Seattle Symphony: Augustin Hadelich Brahms Violin Concerto

Seattle Symphony Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Hector Berlioz – Three fragments from La damnation de Faust
Johannes Brahms – Violin Concerto
Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 2

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November 2019

Seattle Symphony: Augustin Hadelich Brahms Violin Concerto

Seattle Symphony Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Hector Berlioz – Three fragments from La damnation de Faust
Johannes Brahms – Violin Concerto
Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 2

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Seattle Symphony: Chick Corea Rhapsody in Blue

Seattle Symphony Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Overture to Don Giovanni, K. 527
Chick Corea – Piano Concerto No. 1
George Gershwin – Piano Solo Selections
George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue

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Seattle Symphony: The Movie Music of John Williams

Seattle Symphony Friday, November 8, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

From Harry Potter to Star Wars to Indiana Jones, John Williams has penned some of the most unforgettable film scores of all time.

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Seattle Symphony: The Movie Music of John Williams

Seattle Symphony Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

From Harry Potter to Star Wars to Indiana Jones, John Williams has penned some of the most unforgettable film scores of all time.

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Seattle Symphony: The Movie Music of John Williams

Seattle Symphony Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

From Harry Potter to Star Wars to Indiana Jones, John Williams has penned some of the most unforgettable film scores of all time.

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Seattle Wind Symphony Presents: Honoring Our Veterans

Seattle Wind Symphony Monday, November 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

A program honoring all veterans and active-duty military personnel for their service to our nation, featuring multi-media and narrated works of remembrance, military salutes, patriotic favorites and well-known marches.

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Seattle Symphony: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

Seattle Symphony Thursday, November 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Benjamin Britten – “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes
Angelique Poteat – Cello Concerto
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2

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Seattle Symphony: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

Seattle Symphony Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Benjamin Britten – “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes
Angelique Poteat – Cello Concerto
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2

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Seattle Symphony: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2

Seattle Symphony Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Benjamin Britten – “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes
Angelique Poteat – Cello Concerto
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Symphony No. 2

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Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra: Russia

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras (SYSO) Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Alexander Borodin – “Polovtsian Dances” from Prince Igor
Concerto Competition Winner TBD
Dmitri Shostakovich – Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 70

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Seattle Symphony: Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Seattle Symphony Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Alexander Scriabin – The Poem of Ecstasy
Igor Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring

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Seattle Symphony Presents: Orfeo ed Euridice

Boston Early Music Festival Chamber EnsembleSeattle SymphonyPacific MusicWorks Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Rockstar countertenor Philippe Jaroussky assumes the role of the mythic Orfeo, guiding us through three major operatic settings of this tale by opera pioneers Monteverdi, Sartorio, and Rossi.

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Seattle Symphony: Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

Seattle Symphony Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Alexander Scriabin – The Poem of Ecstasy
Igor Stravinsky – The Rite of Spring

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Seattle Pacific University: Sacred Sounds of Christmas

SPU Music Department Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

The best of sacred Advent music from around the world, performed by the SPU Music Department’s nationally recognized student and faculty musicians.

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December 2019

Kirkland Civic Orchestra & Northwest University Choirs: Christmas Traditions

Kirkland Civic OrchestraNorthwest University Concert Choir Tuesday, December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Join the Kirkland Civic Orchestra and Northwest University Choirs for a special Christmas program!

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Seattle Symphony: Holiday Pops

Seattle SymphonyUW Chorale Friday, December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Join conductor Jacomo Bairos, Seattle Symphony, and the University of Washington Chorale for a heartwarming program featuring seasonal classics, traditional favorites, and that holiday cheer you love.

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Seattle Symphony: Holiday Pops

Seattle SymphonyUW Chorale Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Join conductor Jacomo Bairos, Seattle Symphony, and the University of Washington Chorale for a heartwarming program featuring seasonal classics, traditional favorites, and that holiday cheer you love.

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Seattle Symphony: Holiday Pops

Seattle SymphonyUW Chorale Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Join conductor Jacomo Bairos, Seattle Symphony, and the University of Washington Chorale for a heartwarming program featuring seasonal classics, traditional favorites, and that holiday cheer you love.

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Seattle Symphony: Holiday Pops

Seattle SymphonyUW Chorale Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Join conductor Jacomo Bairos, Seattle Symphony, and the University of Washington Chorale for a heartwarming program featuring seasonal classics, traditional favorites, and that holiday cheer you love.

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Seattle Symphony: Kenny G with the Seattle Symphony

Seattle Symphony Tuesday, December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and Seattle native Kenny G returns to the Emerald City for a performance with the Seattle Symphony.

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Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony: Right Now Is At The Speed Of Light

Seattle Symphony Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Three-time Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for three highly-anticipated concerts with the Seattle Symphony, featuring fan favorites and new material.

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Seattle Symphony Family Concert: The Snowman

Seattle Symphony Saturday, December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Edward Pola and George Wyle – It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Johannes Brahms – Chorale Prelude Op. 122, No. 8: “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”
James Lord Pierpont, arr. Joe Crnko – Jingle Bells
Traditional – We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Howard Blake – The Snowman

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Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony: Right Now Is At The Speed Of Light

Seattle Symphony Saturday, December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Three-time Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for three highly-anticipated concerts with the Seattle Symphony, featuring fan favorites and new material.

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Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony: Right Now Is At The Speed Of Light

Seattle Symphony Sunday, December 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Three-time Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for three highly-anticipated concerts with the Seattle Symphony, featuring fan favorites and new material.

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Ensign Symphony & Chorus: Follow the Star

Ensign Symphony & Chorus Monday, December 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Celebrate the season with a musicological journey through the 12 days of Christmas, and experience an audience sing-along.

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Seattle Symphony: Handel Messiah

Seattle SymphonySeattle Symphony Chorale Friday, December 20, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

A triumph of music and text, Handel’s Messiah is a matchless December tradition featuring the Seattle Symphony, Chorale, and a strong cast of soloists.

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Seattle Symphony: Handel Messiah

Seattle SymphonySeattle Symphony Chorale Saturday, December 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

A triumph of music and text, Handel’s Messiah is a matchless December tradition featuring the Seattle Symphony, Chorale, and a strong cast of soloists.

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Seattle Symphony: Handel Messiah

Seattle SymphonySeattle Symphony Chorale Saturday, December 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

A triumph of music and text, Handel’s Messiah is a matchless December tradition featuring the Seattle Symphony, Chorale, and a strong cast of soloists.

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Seattle Symphony: Handel Messiah

Seattle SymphonySeattle Symphony Chorale Sunday, December 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

A triumph of music and text, Handel’s Messiah is a matchless December tradition featuring the Seattle Symphony, Chorale, and a strong cast of soloists.

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Seattle Symphony: Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Seattle Symphony Saturday, December 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Astor Piazzolla – The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

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Seattle Symphony: Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Seattle Symphony Sunday, December 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Astor Piazzolla – The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

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Seattle Symphony: New Year’s Eve Meow Meow

Meow MeowSeattle Symphony Tuesday, December 31, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

An unforgettable evening of exquisite music alongside a rather large dose of perfectly constructed mayhem and madness.

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January 2020

Seattle Symphony: Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Seattle Symphony Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Astor Piazzolla – The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

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Seattle Symphony: Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Seattle Symphony Saturday, January 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Astor Piazzolla – The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

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Seattle Symphony: Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Seattle Symphony Sunday, January 5, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Astor Piazzolla – The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Antonio Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

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Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra: Legendary Women

Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Ludwig van Beethoven – Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
Mel Bonis – Le songe de Cléopâtre (US premiere)
Camille Saint-Saëns – “Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix” from Samson and Delilah
Jules Massenet –”J’ai versé le poison” from Cléopâtre
Georges Bizet – “Seguidilla and Habanera” from Carmen
Ruth Gipps – Symphony No. 4 (US premiere)

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February 2020
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Thalia Symphony Orchestra: Ode to Joy

Thalia Symphony OrchestraChoir of the SoundRainier ChoraleEverett Chorale Saturday, February 15, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Aaron Copland – An Outdoor Overture
Amy Beach – Gaelic Symphony, 2nd mvt. (“Alla Siciliana”)
Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 9, final mvt. (“Ode to Joy”)

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March 2020

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra: Music of the Americas

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras (SYSO) Sunday, March 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

John Adams – The Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for Orchestra
Arturo Marquez – Danzón No. 9 (Seattle premiere)
Leonard Bernstein – “Symphonic Dances” from West Side Story

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Ensign Symphony & Chorus: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning

Ensign Symphony & ChorusEnsign Youth & Children’s Choirs Saturday, March 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

The Ensign Youth and Children’s Choirs join the adult chorus for a program highlighting music from Broadway and movie scores.

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Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra: Brahms’ Second Symphony

Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra Saturday, March 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Molly Kien – Pyramid (US premiere)
Richard Strauss – Selected Songs
Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73

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April 2020

Kirkland Choral Society: Beethoven’s 250th

Kirkland Choral SocietyPhilharmonia Northwest Saturday, April 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Ludwig van Beethoven – Mass in C major, Op. 86
Jake Runestad – A Silence Haunts Me (Seattle premiere)
Ludwig van Beethoven – Fantasia in C minor, Op. 80 “Choral Fantasy”

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Ensign Symphony & Chorus: Bearers of Heavenly Light

Ensign Symphony & Chorus Saturday, April 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Fun and exhilarating music, with a talk given by Latter-day Saint apostle and former fighter pilot Dieter Uchtdorf.

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May 2020

Orchestra Seattle & Seattle Chamber Singers: Celebration

Orchestra Seattle | Seattle Chamber Singers (OSSCS) Sunday, May 3, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Robert Kechley – Psalm 100
Lili Boulanger – Psaume XXIV, “La terre appartient à l’Eternel”
William C. White – Psalm 46, Op. 14 (West Coast premiere)
Maurice Ravel – Daphnis et Chloé

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Young Artists Concerto Concert (SYAMFA)

Various ArtistsPhilharmonia Northwest Saturday, May 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Chosen by national adjudicators from a field of 150 entrants, six exceptional winners will perform their concerto movements with Philharmonia Northwest Orchestra.

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Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra: Italia

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras (SYSO) Sunday, May 10, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Gioachino Rossini – Overture from William Tell
Ottorino Respighi – Pines of Rome

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Jim James with the Seattle Symphony: The Order of Nature

Seattle Symphony Tuesday, May 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

John Williams – The Cowboys Overture
Aaron Copland – Rodeo:Four Dance Episodes
Jim James / Teddy Abrams – The Order of Nature

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June 2020

Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra: Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’

Seattle Philharmonic OrchestraSeattle Symphony ChoraleNorthwest Boychoir Saturday, June 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Grażyna Bacewicz – Violin Concerto No. 4 (US premiere)
Carl Orff – Carmina Burana

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Ensign Symphony & Chorus: Light the World

Ensign Symphony & Chorus Friday, June 12, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Benaroya Hall – S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Seattle, WA

A celebration of freedom, life, and light from throughout the world, highlighting music from many different lands and cultures.

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