Imogen Cooper’s performances of Beethoven have been hailed by critics as “mercurial from start to finish.” Hear why when she performs the composer’s Piano Concerto No. 4. Music Director Ludovic Morlot brings us Henri Dutilleux’s scintillating Timbres, espace, mouvement.
LULLABY PERFORMANCE FOLLOWING THE APRIL 28 CONCERT
For the past three years, the Seattle Symphony has partnered with Mary's Place to empower mothers experiencing homelessness or in transition by helping them write a lullaby for their children. We invite you to join us for a special performance of their lullabies in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby following the Thursday night concert. Their lullabies will also be performed as part of a showcase at the Northwest Folklife Festival on May 29, at 2pm, in the Center Theatre.
1 hour prior to performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Free with ticket purchase.
Ask the Artist
Saturday, April 30, in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby following the concert.
1 hour, 50 minutes
1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall
French conductor Ludovic Morlot is in his fifth season as Music Director of the Seattle Symphony. There have been many highlights during his first four seasons in this position, including an exhilarating performance at Carnegie Hall in May 2014, as reported in The New York Times: "The performance Mr. Morlot coaxed from his players was rich with shimmering colours and tremulous energy.”
Recognized worldwide as a pianist of virtuosity and poetic poise, Imogen Cooper has established a reputation as one of the finest interpreters of the classical repertoire.