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The Dmitry Pokrovsky Ensemble brings a scintillating blend of folk traditions and extended techniques to two wild works by contemporary Russian composers. In the elegant Octet, Stravinsky animates an artful sound that came to him in a dream.


Dates and Tickets

  • 27 Apr (Fri) 2018 10:00PM

Running time

1 hour

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance


Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby - Benaroya Hall


Ludovic Morlot


Following eight years as Music Director, Ludovic Morlot is now Conductor Emeritus of the Seattle Symphony. Morlot’s innovative programming encompassed not only his choice of repertoire, but theatrical productions and performances outside the traditional concert hall space.Under Morlot’s baton, 19 recordings were released under the Seattle Symphony Media label, the orchestra received five Grammy Awards, and was named Gramophone’s 2018 Orchestra of the Year.

Dmitry Pokrovsky Ensemble

The Dmitry Pokrovsky Ensemble was founded by prominent musician, scientist and researcher of Russian national culture Dmitry Pokrovsky (1944-1996) in Moscow in 1973 as a «living laboratory» for the study of different Russian folk traditions. The Ensemble had been performing modern music, working together with many modern composers and at the same time having classical compositions in its repertoire.

Jeffrey Barker


A Seattle native, Jeffrey Barker is beginning his new position as Associate Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony in the 2015–2016 season.

Benjamin Lulich


Benjamin Lulich is the newly appointed Principal Clarinet of the Seattle Symphony.

Seth Krimsky


Bassoonist and composer Seth Krimsky has been with the Seattle Symphony since 1986, and was appointed Principal Bassoon in 1990. 

Paul Rafanelli


Over more than 20 seasons with the Seattle Symphony, bassoonist Paul Rafanelli has performed frequently on the orchestra’s Chamber series.

Christopher Stingle


A native of Philadelphia, Christopher Stingle joins the Seattle Symphony as second trumpet after performing eight seasons with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra as the Assistant Principal Trumpet and four seasons with the Santa Fe Opera as Principal trumpet.

Alexander White


Alexander White returns to the Seattle Symphony as Third/Associate Principal Trumpet after being Principal Trumpet of the Malaysian Philharmonic for their 2014–2015 season.

David Lawrence Ritt


David Ritt is originally from Long Island, New York. He attended the Eastman School of Music, and played briefly in the orchestras of Singapore and Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

Ko-ichiro Yamamoto


Ko-ichiro Yamamoto is Principal Trombone of the Seattle Symphony and the Saito-Kinen Orchestra, and is a faculty member of the University of Washington School of Music.





Igor Stravinsky

Octet for Wind Instruments

Vladimir Nikolaev

“Ulari Udila”

Alexander Raskatov

Voices of Frozen Land


[untitled] is generously supported by the Judith Fong Music Director’s Fund.

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