New Year's Eve: Concert, Countdown & Celebration

8PM — Doors open for no-host cocktails
9PM — Concert
11PM — Post-concert party
11:59PM — Countdown and champagne toast

You are cordially invited to the Seattle Symphony's New Year's Eve concert and celebration! Bid farewell to 2015 with the grandeur of Beethoven's glorious Symphony No. 9. Then ring in 2016 with an after-party that includes a glass of champagne, live music by electro-swing band Good Co, party favors and a midnight countdown spectacular!

Holidays

Dates and Tickets

  • 31 Dec (Thu) 2015 9:00PM
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Running time

1 hour, 38 minutes

Doors open

1 hour prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Andrew Grams

Conductor

With a unique combination of intensity, enthusiasm and technical clarity, American conductor Andrew Grams has steadily built a reputation for being one of classical music’s most promising artists.

Caitlin Lynch

Soprano

Declared “luminous” by the New York Times and “eloquent” by the Wall Street Journal, rising star Soprano Caitlin Lynch is astonishing audiences with her inspiring portrayals.

Sasha Cooke

Mezzo-Soprano

Radiant, Grammy®-Award winning, American mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke triumphed as the title role in the world premiere of Mark Adamo’s The Gospel of Mary Magdalene at San Francisco Opera.

Daniel Shirley

Tenor

Daniel’s diverse repertoire is growing to include the masterpieces of the symphonic and sacred canons.

Corey McKern

Baritone

Baritone Corey McKern continues to be a singer to watch, earning high praise and critical acclaim for his appearances with opera companies across the United States.

Seattle Symphony Chorale

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.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.

Program

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Engelbert Humperdinck

Prelude to Hansel and Gretel

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Fantasia on Greensleeves

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9, "Choral"

Sponsors

Midnight toast sponsored by: Treveri Cellars