Enter the twisted worlds of two of America's most confounding cultural icons. Contrasting views on Andy Warhol tap into the ironic wisdom of the pop artist, while tinkling channels the wild, whirling personality of Thelonious Monk and his groundbreaking jazz. Sit on the floor or grab a chair.
Pablo Rus Broseta studied composition and saxophone at the Conservatory of his native Valencia, carrying out further studies in conducting in Lyon, and at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and Universität der Künste Berlin.
A Seattle native, Jeffrey Barker is beginning his new position as Associate Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony in the 2015–2016 season.
Clarinetist Laura DeLuca joined the Seattle Symphony in 1986. She is also a co-founding member of Seattle Chamber Players, a contemporary music ensemble formed in 1989, boasting nearly 100 commissioned works.
Ko-ichiro Yamamoto is Principal Trombone of the Seattle Symphony and the Saito-Kinen Orchestra, and is a faculty member of the University of Washington School of Music.
Bassoonist and composer Seth Krimsky has been with the Seattle Symphony since 1986, and was appointed Principal Bassoon in 1990.
Committed to both contemporary and standard repertoire, Cristina Valdés is known for presenting innovative concerts with repertoire ranging from Bach to Xenakis.
Michael Nicolella is recognized as one of America's most innovative classical guitarists. He has received wide critical acclaim for his performances, recordings and compositions.
Matthew Decker begins his position as Assistant Principal Timpanist/Section Percussionist in the Seattle Symphony in the 2016–2017 season. Before joining the Seattle Symphony Decker spent two seasons as the Assistant Principal Percussionist of the North Carolina Symphony.
Seattle Symphony Assistant Principal Bass Joseph Kaufman studied with David Yavornitzky at the University of Utah, and Jeff Bradetich at the University of North Texas.
The Bearded Ladies Cabaret is a troupe of cabaret artists who insist that art can be both intellectual and accessible, entertaining and meaningful, stupid good, and just plain stupid. We fuse cabaret and theater to tackle the politics of gender, identity, and artistic invention with sparkle and wit.
Selections from ANDY: A Popera (staged performance)
Sponsored by the Bagley and Virginia Wright Foundation. [untitled] is generously supported by the Judith Fong Music Director’s Fund. Audience Development supported by The Wallace Foundation.