Mozart Untuxed

He was the greatest musical prodigy ever, writing flat-out perfect compositions at an age when most of us were happy just to finish our homework. Such exuberance! Such sincerity! But was this young man Mozart or Mendelssohn? You decide. This shorter, no-intermission Untuxed concert presents a low-stress way to begin your weekend.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 2 Jun (Fri) 2017 7:00PM
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Running time

1 hour, 4 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.”

Jan Lisiecki

Piano

20-year-old Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki has signed an exclusive recording agreement with Deutsche Grammophon at the age of 15. His debut recording on the prestigious label featured Mozart’s Piano Concertos K. 466 & 467 with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Christian Zacharias.

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

Octet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 9, K.271 "Jeunehomme"