Bluebeard's Castle

Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Shai Wosner, piano
Jennifer Zetlan, soprano
Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano
Charles Robert Austin, bass-baritone
Helen M. Szablya, narrator
Seattle Symphony

Michael Hersch: along the ravines for Piano and Orchestra (World Premiere)*
Diamond: Six Arias from The Noblest Game (World Premiere)**
Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle download audio sample

With Set Design by Artist Dale Chihuly

Following Seattle Symphony's acclaimed 2007 production of this concert-staged opera, the stunning sets — designed by artist Dale Chihuly ‐ have traveled to Milwaukee, Nashville and Tel Aviv, and will return to Benaroya Hall for this special two-night engagement.

» Program Notes

*May 15 only: Shai Wosner will perform Michael Hersch's along the ravines for Piano and Orchestra.

**May 17 only: Jennifer Zetlan will perform David Diamond's Six Arias from the Noblest Game.

Tuesday’s concert is sponsored by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.

Thursday’s concert is sponsored by the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle.

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Performance Dates
 
May. 15, 2012 7:30 PM 
 
May. 17, 2012 7:30 PM 

*All concerts are held in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium unless otherwise noted.