Chick Corea Rhapsody in Blue

Twenty-two-time Grammy-winning jazz legend, pianist and composer Chick Corea partners with the Seattle Symphony on George Gershwin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue. From the opening clarinet trill to the energized and rhapsodic piano passages, this beloved American classic melts in this master jazz pianist’s hands.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 6 Nov (Wed) 2019 7:30PM
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Running time

1 hour, 23 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Steven Mercurio

Conductor

Maestro Steven Mercurio is an internationally acclaimed conductor and composer whose musical versatility encompasses the symphonic and operatic worlds.   For five years, he was Music Director of the Spoleto Festival and Principal Conductor of the Opera Company of Philadelphia.  Maestro Mercurio is also a sought after collaborator for many award winning recordings, arrangements and film projects.

Chick Corea

Piano

Chick Corea has attained iconic status in music. The keyboardist, composer and bandleader is a DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, as well as the fourth-most nominated artist in Grammy Awards history with 63 nods – and 22 wins, in addition to a number of Latin Grammys.

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.

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