“James Ehnes does not just play the violin. James Ehnes transposes all of the elegance and delicacy of the human voice on to the violin” (La Presse). Mozart’s bright and lyrical Third Violin Concerto is sure to sing under Ehnes' capable fingers. It’s the perfect companion to Dvoøák's optimistic Sixth Symphony, which radiates with warmth and exuberance.
The South Korean conductor Shiyeon Sung is characterized by natural authority, her inspiring rehearsal approach and consistently finds the right nuance between dynamic passion and level-headedness.
Known for his virtuosity and probing musicianship, violinist James Ehnes has performed in over 35 countries on five continents, appearing regularly in the world’s great concert halls and with many of the most celebrated orchestras and conductors.
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.