Guest Conductor Gustavo Gimeno leads the Seattle Symphony in selections from Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade during this week’s free concert rebroadcasts on YouTube and Facebook.
The Seattle Symphony presents three free rebroadcasts of selections from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade (movements 3 and 4), led by guest conductor and Music Director of the Toronto Symphony Gustavo Gimeno. Originally performed on December 1, 2018, Scheherazade displays the power of stories in a musical depiction of the Middle Eastern tale: One Thousand and One Nights.
Audiences can tune in for Selections from Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade on YouTube or Facebook during the three regular broadcast times: Thursday (7:30 p.m. PDT), Saturday (8 p.m. PDT) and Sunday (2 p.m. PDT).
As our community responds to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Seattle Symphony remains committed to sharing free livestreams and rebroadcasts in hopes that these performances provide strength, comfort and joy. Audiences can look forward to five days of Seattle Symphony broadcasts each week from Wednesday through Sunday.
Link Up: The Orchestra Swings Online features an interactive exploration of swing and jazz. Hosted by Seattle Symphony Horn John Turman, the program invites viewers to play or sing along with the musicians in standards such as C Jam Blues. Turman and fellow musicians will guide those tuning in through key music concepts, a review of recorder notes, the different lines of each piece, and performing together with the musicians onscreen.
In addition to the special Link Up broadcast, the Seattle Symphony continues to share weekly Meet the Instrument and Tiny Clips for Tiny Tots. Meet the Instrument is hosted by a member of the orchestra who introduces their instrument to viewers through performing short excerpts and includes an instrument-related craft activity. Tiny Clips for Tiny Tots, hosted by Seattle Symphony Horn John Turman, builds on each week’s Meet the Instrument in a fun exploration of related instruments through solo excerpts and ensemble performance.
Inspired by the orchestra’s dedication to serving the community, more than 6,000 people have stepped forward with a donation since the closure of Benaroya Hall. These funds support the Seattle Symphony Future Fund, providing critical resources to ensure a bright future for symphonic music in our community. To learn more about how to support the Seattle Symphony or to make a donation, visit seattlesymphony.org/give.
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Posted on May 19, 2020READ MORE BEYOND THE STAGE