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.
1 hour prior to performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Free with ticket purchase.
1 hour, 49 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.”
Mark Padmore was born in London, grew up in Canterbury and studied at King’s College, Cambridge.
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.
The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.