Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald were the undisputed singing stars of their era, and they ignited the stage when they joined forces. Join audience favorites Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare for classic Frank and Ella hits such as “The Lady is a Tramp,” “They Can’t Take That Away from Me,” “Body and Soul” and many more.
Known for his entertaining programs and clever humor, Michael Krajewski is a much sought after conductor of symphonic pops. He is Music Director of The Philly Pops and Principal Pops Conductor of the Atlanta and Jacksonville Symphonies. Previously, he was Principal Pops Conductor of the Houston Symphony for sixteen seasons.
The Brooklyn-born and raised actress, Capathia Jenkins, most recently starred as ‘Medda’ in the hit Disney production of Newsies on Broadway. She made her Broadway debut in The Civil War, where she created the role of Harriet Jackson.
Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, DeSare has lived up to this distinction by winning global acclaim for his concert performances. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to Las Vegas, DeSare brings a fresh take on old school class.
Led by Music Director Thomas Dausgaard, the Seattle Symphony unleashes the power of music, brings people together and lifts the human spirit. Recognized as one of the “most vital American orchestras” (NPR), the Seattle Symphony is internationally acclaimed for its inventive programming, community-minded initiatives and superb recordings on the Seattle Symphony Media label.
Friday and Saturday's performances are generously sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine. Additional support for the Sunday performance is provided by Microsoft.