The world’s top violinists take the stage at Benaroya Hall this season, including Itzhak Perlman, Thomas Zehetmair, Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Augustin Hadelich. These classical music rock stars bring an unmatched mix of extraordinary technique and profound artistic passion to the most spectacular pieces in the violin repertoire.

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Shostakovich & Nielsen

Thursday, 30 January, 2020 7:30PM

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.

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Shostakovich & Nielsen

Saturday, 1 February, 2020 8:00PM

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.

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Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Thursday, 6 February, 2020 7:30PM

Violinist Gidon Kremer finds “a source of an unlimited inspiration” in Mieczysław Weinberg, a Polish-born, Soviet composer who followed in the shadow of his mentor and friend, Dmitri Shostakovich. The progress of an outsider working a century earlier is echoed in Antonín Dvořák, who indulged in glorious sounds of nature and Czech country life in his Eighth Symphony.

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Dvořák Symphony No. 8

Saturday, 8 February, 2020 8:00PM

Violinist Gidon Kremer finds “a source of an unlimited inspiration” in Mieczysław Weinberg, a Polish-born, Soviet composer who followed in the shadow of his mentor and friend, Dmitri Shostakovich. The progress of an outsider working a century earlier is echoed in Antonín Dvořák, who indulged in glorious sounds of nature and Czech country life in his Eighth Symphony.

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