The Seattle Symphony plays chamber music by Alexandra Gardner and Beethoven! Join musicians from the Seattle Symphony as they perform Composer in Residence Alexandra Gardner’s String Quartet, Coyote Turns, paired with Beethoven’s celebrated Septet in E-flat major, bringing together mysticism and symbolism, as well as playfulness and creative spirit across time and space.
Violinist Brittany Boulding has appeared as soloist with the Auburn Symphony, Cascade Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Sinfonietta, Orquesta de Camara Concierto Sur (Cuba), Pacific Northwest Ballet and Spoleto USA.
Kathleen Boyer joined the Seattle Symphony in 1985, moving to third chair, second violin, in 1994.
Born in Moscow, Russia, Mikhail Shmidt began his musical education at age 5 and won the Concertino Prague at age 14.
Timothy Hale earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a Performance Certificate from the Yale University School of Music.
Eric Jacobs is the newly appointed Clarinet and Bass Clarinet of the Seattle Symphony. Prior to joining the Symphony, Jacobs was based in Los Angeles pursuing an active career as a chamber musician, orchestral musician and new music advocate.
Over more than 20 seasons with the Seattle Symphony, bassoonist Paul Rafanelli has performed frequently on the orchestra’s Chamber series.
Mark Robbins is Associate Principal French Horn with the Seattle Symphony. He performs as Principal Horn with Seattle Opera, including playing the horn calls for Wagner’s Ring cycle.
Septet in E-flat major
The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, The Boeing Company, Citi Community Capital, the Clowes Fund, Inc., the Educational Legacy Fund, the Elizabeth McGraw Foundation, KeyBank Foundation, Lagunitas Brewing Company, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust, the Merriman Family, the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Robert Chinn Foundation, Russell Investments, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Christine and Michel Suignard, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.