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Bettye LaVette

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Bettye LaVette is no mere singer. She is an interpreter of the highest order. Whether the song originated as country, rock, pop or blues, it is pure R&B when she gets through with it. She gets inside a song and shapes and twists it to convey all of the emotion that can be wrought from the lyric. Her career began at the tender age of 16, recording for labels like Atlantic, Epic and Motown from the 1960s through the 1980s. Her very first single, "My Man — He's a Lovin' Man" became a Top Ten R&B hit. Now, with 50+ years of show business under her belt, she is as busy as ever. She has garnered three Grammy nominations with her latest recordings and has released her autobiography, A Woman Like Me.

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Monday, 23 April, 2018 7:30PM

Stravinsky Persephone

Masterworks >

Hearing any of these Stravinsky rarities live is a special treat. To witness them together on one spectacular night — with star soloists, dancers, puppeteers, three choirs, four grand pianos and the Seattle Symphony, all led by Ludovic Morlot — will be unforgettable.

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Thursday, 26 April, 2018 7:30PM

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Saturday, 28 April, 2018 8:00PM

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Signature >

The Dmitry Pokrovsky Ensemble brings a scintillating blend of folk traditions and extended techniques to two wild works by contemporary Russian composers. In the elegant Octet, Stravinsky animates an artful sound that came to him in a dream.

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Friday, 27 April, 2018 10:00PM

Can pigs really fly? A Sensory Friendly Concert

Family Concerts >

Can pigs really fly? Come find out with Seattle Symphony musicians at the April Sensory Friendly Concerts! This concert will feature a violin duo as they attempt to answer this age old question through music. Designed specifically for families with children ages 5-8 on the Autism Spectrum and sensory sensitivities, this concert includes instrument exploration before or after the show, a meet-and-greet with the featured musicians, and a 35-minute performance hosted by board-certified music therapist Michael Thomas.

Pre-concert instrument exploration begins 30 minutes before the start of the show

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Saturday, 28 April, 2018 10:00AM

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Saturday, 28 April, 2018 12:00PM

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Sunday, 29 April, 2018 10:00AM

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Sunday, 29 April, 2018 12:00PM

National Geographic + Pop-Up Magazine

National Geographic >

National Geographic + Pop-Up Magazine, the internationally renowned “live magazine,” makes its Benaroya Hall debut in a one-night-only evening of live journalism. Featuring a fascinating cast of renowned storytellers, from the worlds of film, print, audio, photography and more.

Pop-Up Magazine works with Oscar-winning filmmakers, New York Times bestselling authors, popular radio and podcast voices, and internationally known artists to perform thrilling stories at large theaters across the nation. This unique, collaborative edition of Pop-Up Magazine is being produced specifically for fans who share National Geographic’s legendary fascination with the world around us. It will feature a mix of multimedia stories from Pop-Up Magazine and National Geographic contributors accompanied by an original live score performed by Magik*Magik Orchestra.

Presented in partnership with the Seattle Symphony. Photo by Erin Brethauer/Pop-Up Magazine

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Monday, 30 April, 2018 7:30PM

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