Gidon Kremer Schumann Violin Concerto

One of the world’s truly great violinists makes a rare visit to perform Schumann’s Violin Concerto, a work of angelic beauty. Music Director Ludovic Morlot leads Mendelssohn’s ode to Italy.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 12 Oct (Thu) 2017 7:30PM
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  • 14 Oct (Sat) 2017 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert Talk presented one hour prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 29 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.”

Gidon Kremer

Violin

Among the handful of the world’s leading violinists, Gidon Kremer has perhaps pursued the most unconventional career. Over the course of his distinguished career, he has established a worldwide reputation as one of the most original and compelling artists of his generation. He has appeared on virtually every major concert stage with the most celebrated orchestras of Europe and North America, collaborating with today’s foremost conductors.

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

Sinfonia No. 10

Robert Schumann

Violin Concerto

Felix Mendelssohn

Symphony No. 4, "Italian"

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