Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet

From the intoxicating sounds of Szymanowski’s Symphony No. 3 to the lyrical poetry of Britten’s Nocturne and the sweeping romance of Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet, here is a program that perfectly articulates music’s passionate power.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 21 Apr (Thu) 2016 7:30PM
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  • 23 Apr (Sat) 2016 8:00PM
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  • 24 Apr (Sun) 2016 2:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

1 hour prior to performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 49 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Ludovic Morlot

Conductor

The French conductor Ludovic Morlot has been Music Director of the Seattle Symphony since 2011. Amongst the many highlights of his tenure, the orchestra has won two Grammy Awards and gave an exhilarating performance at Carnegie Hall in 2014, as reported in the The New York Times: “The performance Mr. Morlot coaxed from his players was rich with shimmering colors and tremulous energy.”

Mark Padmore

Tenor

Mark Padmore was born in London, grew up in Canterbury and studied at King’s College, Cambridge.

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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Felix Mendelssohn

Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream

Benjamin Britten

Nocturne

Karol Szymanowski

Symphony No. 3

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture