Sonic Evolution

Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Alan White, percussion
Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs, special guest
Seattle Symphony

Arlene Sierra: Moler (World Premiere)
Kenneth Hesketh: Knotted Tongues (World Premiere)
Alexandra Gardner: Just Say Yes (World Premiere)
Star Anna /arr. Scott Teske: Restless Water
Star Anna /arr. Scott Teske: Alone in This Together
Scott Teske /lyrics by Star Anna: Sat Beside the Dark (World Premiere)

Following the success of our first Sonic Evolution event in 2011, hear brand new symphonic compositions inspired by Alice in Chains, Blue Scholars and Yes, written by composers Arlene Sierra, Kenneth Hesketh and Alexandra Gardner.

For the second half of the concert, Seattle-based alt-country band Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs will perform on Benaroya Hall’s stage together with the Orchestra.

» Program Notes

Alan White has generously donated his fee for this evening's performance to benefit the Seattle Symphony's educational programs.

The Seattle Symphony thanks Bernt Bodal for donating studio space for Alexandra Gardner to develop Just Say Yes and for his participation in this project.

Sponsored by Cell Therapeutics, Inc., The Boeing Company and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Media sponsor: Seattle Met magazine

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Performance Dates
Oct. 26, 2012 8:00 PM 

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