Be among the first to hear music by some of today’s most forward-thinking artists. Thomas Dausgaard has programmed music by 25 contemporary composers representing the human experience from bold and diverse perspectives, including 13 world premieres and five U.S. premieres. Discover music by Charles Corey, Janice Giteck, Elena Langer, Hannah Lash, Juan David Osorio López, Angelique Poteat, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez and Composer in Residence Tyshawn Sorey.< SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
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2019–2020 Season Highlights
Welcome to an exciting and wondrous season of music marked by the introduction of our new music director Thomas Dausgaard on one end and a joyous three-week celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday on the other.
Meet Thomas Dausgaard
The great rhythm of our city is change, propelling us ever forward with energy and purpose. And so, with an enthusiastic embrace of the future, we welcome Thomas Dausgaard as our new music director.
The 2019–2020 season welcomes the world’s most acclaimed musicians to Seattle. Lang Lang, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Chick Corea, Itzhak Perlman and many others visit the acoustically superb Benaroya Hall
From the glamour of Opening Night to New Year’s Eve with Meow Meow, enjoy one-of-a-kind events throughout the season! Dive deep into the music of Quincy Jones and John Williams; relive the magic of Bugs Bunny at the Symphony; or be swept away by Rachmaninov’s unforgettable melodies during Rach Fest in May 2020.