Dausgaard Conducts Stravinsky

Saturday, 16 October, 2021 8:00PM

Composers often look over their shoulders. To memorialize friends who had died in World War I, Ravel took refuge in the airy, graceful forms of the French Baroque. In Pulcinella, Stravinsky melded Classical poise with modern rhythms and harmonies. And in Carlo, Brett Dean elaborates on music of love, death and guilt by the notorious madrigalist (and murderer!), Carlo Gesualdo.

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Ray Chen Plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Thursday, 4 November, 2021 7:30PM

Ray Chen makes his Seattle Symphony debut with Tchaikovsky’s enchanting Violin Concerto, one of the most beloved works for the violin. Brimming with irresistible melodies, the concerto dazzles from its gorgeous opening to its pyrotechnic finale. Shostakovich’s Eleventh Symphony marks the events of the brutally crushed 1905 Russian Revolution — protest and defiance against oppression rendered in thrilling music.

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Ray Chen Plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Saturday, 6 November, 2021 8:00PM

Ray Chen makes his Seattle Symphony debut with Tchaikovsky’s enchanting Violin Concerto, one of the most beloved works for the violin. Brimming with irresistible melodies, the concerto dazzles from its gorgeous opening to its pyrotechnic finale. Shostakovich’s Eleventh Symphony marks the events of the brutally crushed 1905 Russian Revolution — protest and defiance against oppression rendered in thrilling music.

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Ray Chen Plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Sunday, 7 November, 2021 2:00PM

Ray Chen makes his Seattle Symphony debut with Tchaikovsky’s enchanting Violin Concerto, one of the most beloved works for the violin. Brimming with irresistible melodies, the concerto dazzles from its gorgeous opening to its pyrotechnic finale. Shostakovich’s Eleventh Symphony marks the events of the brutally crushed 1905 Russian Revolution — protest and defiance against oppression rendered in thrilling music.

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