Brahms Symphony No. 3
Thursday, January 17 at 7:30pm
Friday, January 18 at 8:00pm
With these brilliant composers, every musical idea is a treasure box of inspiration. In Brahms’ Third Symphony, the care and attention lavished on each step and leap magnifies small gestures into momentous statements. Sofia Gubaidulina’s spiritual and resonant Offertorium has become a contemporary classic and now we get to hear why it has made such an impact. When it comes to finding new life within old music, Bach lights the way as always, as heard in his glorious harmonization of a traditional hymn.
Itzhak Perlman Bruch Violin Concerto
Tuesday, January 22 at 7:30pm
Sixty years after his breakthrough as a child prodigy on The Ed Sullivan Show, Itzhak Perlman remains the most beloved and influential violinist on the planet. Bruch’s heartfelt Violin Concerto has long been a signature work for Perlman, showcasing his infinite depth of feeling and his effortless virtuosity.
Side-by-Side with University of Washington Orchestra
Friday, January 25 at 7:30pm
Ludovic Morlot conducts the Seattle Symphony and University of Washington Orchestra in a program featuring Beethoven’s sunny and cheerful Fourth Symphony and Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.
RSVP recommended, but not required.
Sunday, January 27 at 4:00pm
Don’t miss the eleventh annual Celebrate Asia concert featuring music of Korea! Highlighted by pre- and post-concert festivities, this spectacular event is a special opportunity to revel in the rich musical traditions of Seattle’s varied and vibrant Asian communities.