His third and final symphony, Robert Schumann’s Rhenish Symphony reflects a fresh burst of optimism in the face of new challenges. From the heroic first movement to the bubbling, flowing scherzo, the music exudes joy and warmth throughout. Come as you are and enjoy the best of classical music in the relaxed atmosphere of the Untuxed series.
New Zealand-born Gemma New is a leader among the new generation of conductors, sought after for her insightful interpretations and dynamic presence. Recipient of Solti Foundation Career Assistance Awards in 2017 and 2019, New is currently Music Director of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Resident Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, and Principal Guest Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
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.