Nathalie Stutzmann conducts the Seattle Symphony and Chorale in Brahms’ German Requiem, one of the great Romantic choral works of the 19th century. Instead of setting the traditional mass for the dead, Brahms' selected texts from the Lutheran Bible create a unique and beautiful offering of hope and comfort.
Nathalie Stutzmann is considered one of the most outstanding musical personalities of our time. Proclaimed “the best contralto in the world“(BR Klassik), Nathalie has spent her career performing with the world’s greatest conductors and orchestras.
American classical singer Julia Bullock is “a musician who delights in making her own rules.” – The New Yorker
Combining versatile artistry with a probing intellect and commanding stage presence, she has, in her early 30s, already headlined productions and concerts at some of the preeminent arts institutions worldwide.
Julia is a lso a prominent voice of social consciousness and activism. Bullock is, as Vanity Fair notes, “young, highly successful, [and] politically engaged,” with the “ability to inject each note she sings with a sense of grace and urgency, lending her performances the feel of being both of the moment and incredibly timeless.”
Bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams enjoys a vibrant career on both the opera and concert stage. He is graced with a vocal versatility that allows him to present a repertoire ranging from the classics of Bach, Gluck, Handel, and Mozart through to more recent masters such as Britten, Debussy, Stravinsky, and Wagner with equal confidence.
The Seattle Symphony Chorale serves as the official chorus of the Seattle Symphony. Over its past four decades, the Chorale has grown in artistry and stature, establishing itself as a highly respected ensemble.
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.