Seattle Symphony musicians take center stage in this decadent program of Baroque gems. Seattle Symphony Principal Oboe Mary Lynch draws out the rich, sophisticated tones of Bach’s Oboe Concerto in F major, and Principal Trumpet David Gordon and Associate Principal Trumpet Alexander White unite on stage for Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Trumpets.
Guest conductor Gemma New joins the orchestra for a delightful program of Haydn and Prokofiev. Acclaimed French cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras shows off dazzling technique for Haydn’s well-loved C major Cello Concerto and the Symphony brings Prokofiev’s whimsical First Symphony to life on the Benaroya Hall stage.
Seattle Symphony Conducting Fellow Lina Gonzalez-Granados takes the podium as the Symphony performs a special concert with Concertmaster Noah Geller as soloist. Breaking from tradition, this mystery program will not be announced in advance. Audiences will discover each piece as it performed over the course of the live broadcast. With a musical journey blending both old and new repertoire, this program aims to inspire hope and healing for audiences everywhere.
You’ll want to swim like a swan, hop like a kangaroo and strut like a lion as you learn about the instruments of the brass family with host and Seattle Symphony Horn John Turman, who will be joined by a Seattle Symphony brass quintet for this musical adventure. Tiny Clips for Tiny Tots, modeled after the Symphony's Tiny Tots concert series, offers short performances full of fun and discovery for the young and young at heart. These virtual, interactive and fun concerts are approximately 18 minutes.