2020–2021 Season Highlights: Music Unleashed

Music takes us on unforgettable journeys. Music Director Thomas Dausgaard and the Seattle Symphony invite you to discover the 2020–2021 season, which promises music that will inspire you, that will captivate you, and that will move you. With colorful collaborations, powerful programming and much more, experience the power of music unleashed.

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Thomas Dausgaard: Roots of Inspiration

Thomas Dausgaard

Experience Thomas Dausgaard’s bold and passionate artistry in his second season as Music Director of the Seattle Symphony. Thomas leads concerts exploring the roots of inspiration for music past and present with Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 and Tan Dun’s Buddha Passion.


Creative Collaborators


Thomas Dausgaard and the Seattle Symphony welcome bold creative collaborators for the 2020–2021 season, including Conductor Emeritus Ludovic Morlot in June 2021, Reena Esmail as Composer in Residence and Khatia Buniatishvili as Artist in Residence.


Star Soloists


The virtuosic musicians of the Seattle Symphony step into the spotlight in the 2020–2021 season and world-renowned artists take the stage, including Alisa Weilerstein, James Ehnes and Eric Lu. Plus, Artist in Residence Khatia Buniatishvili, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and violinist Ray Chen present recitals in the superb acoustics of Benaroya Hall.


Visionary Voices

Featured Events

Hear music from today’s most forward-thinking artists, including Composer in Residence Reena Esmail, Hans Abrahamson, John Adams, Enrico Chapela, Hannah Kendall and more. Experience the thrill of intimate performances in Octave 9: Raisbeck Music Center and stay up late at the groundbreaking [untitled] series in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby.


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