Mozart Symphony No. 39

The lush and haunting Funeral Song — a long-lost score — comes to Seattle following its historic rediscovery in Russia. Grammy Award-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich returns for Ligeti’s astonishing Violin Concerto. Mozart’s sublime 39th Symphony caps this tribute to musical innovators.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 4 Jan (Thu) 2018 7:30PM
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  • 6 Jan (Sat) 2018 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

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

Ask the Artist

Ask the Artist to follow the Thursday night concert. Free with ticket purchase

Running time

1 hour, 25 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Ludovic Morlot

Conductor

French conductor Ludovic Morlot has been Music Director of the Seattle Symphony since 2011. Among the many highlights of his tenure, the orchestra have won three Grammy Awards and gave an exhilarating performance at Carnegie Hall in 2014, as reported in The New York Times: “The performance Mr. Morlot coaxed from his players was rich with shimmering colors and tremulous energy.”

Augustin Hadelich

Violin

Continuing to astonish audiences with his phenomenal technique, poetic sensitivity, and gorgeous tone, Augustin Hadelich has established himself as one of the most sought-after violinists of his generation. 

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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Igor Stravinsky

Funeral Song

György Ligeti

Violin Concerto

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony No. 39

Sponsors

Augustin Hadelich's performances are generously underwritten by Bob and Clodagh Ash.

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