Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot and University of Washington Director of Orchestral Activities David Alexander Rahbee conduct the Seattle Symphony and University of Washington Orchestra in a program featuring Haydn’s “Military” Symphony and Bernstein's Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.
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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.
David Alexander Rahbee is currently Senior Artist in Residence at the University of Washington School of Music in Seattle, where he is director of orchestral activities and teaches conducting.
The University of Washington Symphony Orchestra is made up of music majors as well as students from departments all across campus. Under the leadership of Dr. Rahbee since the fall of 2013, the UW Symphony has performed over 130 works, spanning from the early baroque through contemporary, and collaborated with faculty and guest soloists, as well as members of the Seattle Symphony and other local organizations.
Led by Music Director Thomas Dausgaard, the Seattle Symphony unleashes the power of music, brings people together and lifts the human spirit. Recognized as one of the “most vital American orchestras” (NPR), the Seattle Symphony is internationally acclaimed for its inventive programming, community-minded initiatives and superb recordings on the Seattle Symphony Media label.
Symphony No. 100 in G major, “Military”
The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, Aetna Casualty & Surety, Alaska Airlines, Citi Community Capital, the Educational Legacy Fund, Hot Chocolate Fund, Moe and Susan Krabbe, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, the Merriman Family, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Symphony Volunteers, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Christine and Michel Suignard, Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.