Handel’s inventive concerto unites the unlikely combination of string orchestra and pipe organ in music that is astoundingly fresh and light on its feet. Muffat’s harmonic tribute to Italy adds German precision and French elegance to establish a new tradition of ensemble writing. With music from Bach’s deathbed and a forward-looking concerto from his most accomplished son, the torch passes to a new generation.
Wine tastings begin at 6:30pm in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby. Just $15 for four pours.
1 hour, 17 minutes
1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall
Pianist/harpsichordist Anthony Romaniuk is engaged in a diverse musical environment incorporating solo recitals, concertos, chamber music, baroque basso continuo and improvised performances.
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.