Star Soloists


In the 2020–2021 season, Alisa Weilerstein, James Ehnes, Artist in Residence Khatia Buniatishvili, Eric Lu and other internationally acclaimed artists take center stage. Hear intimate solo recitals with Artist in Residence Khatia Buniatishvili, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and violinist Ray Chen and enjoy dynamic collaborations with the Seattle Symphony’s own musicians, all under one roof in downtown Seattle’s acoustically superb Benaroya Hall.

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Star Soloists Events

Star Soloists Calendar

Opening Night Concert & Gala

Saturday, 19 September, 2020 5:00PM

Music Director Thomas Dausgaard opens the 2020–2021 season with an all-time favorite: Tchaikovsky's grand First Piano Concerto. This hugely popular masterpiece delights with dizzying pyrotechnics and arching melodies — and with Artist in Residence Khatia Buniatishvili at the keyboard, weʼre guaranteed "playing straight from the heart” (The Guardian). This piece sits perfectly alongside a new work by one of our nations greatest living composers: John Adams’ multiculturally-inspired I Still Dance.

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Barber Violin Concerto

Thursday, 8 October, 2020 7:30PM

Barber's one and only violin concerto shimmers and soars under the capable bow of rising star Simone Porter, hailed for her gorgeous tone and technical prowess. It's the perfect companion piece to Dvořák's optimistic and exuberant Sixth Symphony.

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Barber Violin Concerto

Saturday, 10 October, 2020 8:00PM

Barber's one and only violin concerto shimmers and soars under the capable bow of rising star Simone Porter, hailed for her gorgeous tone and technical prowess. It's the perfect companion piece to Dvořák's optimistic and exuberant Sixth Symphony.

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Ray Chen in Recital

Monday, 19 October, 2020 7:30PM

Hailed together by The Plain Dealer as “something extraordinary, something remarkable," international violin sensation Ray Chen and gifted American pianist Julio Elizalde make for one of the most dynamic duos in classical music. In a program as sweeping as their artistry, their Benaroya Hall mainstage debut includes Saint-Saëns' electrifying First Sonata for Violin and Piano, Ravel’s blazing Tzigane, and the sublime transcendence of Bach’s Chaconne and Debussy’s Clair de lune.

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