Roosevelt High School Side-by-Side

Witness the joy and power of music in this concert featuring the Seattle Symphony and Roosevelt High School performing works by two Russian giants, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky.

Community Concerts

Dates and Tickets

  • 23 Jan (Tue) 2018 7:00PM
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Running time

Admission is free, no ticket required

Location

Roosevelt High School Auditorium, 1410 NE 66th St Seattle, WA 98115

Performers

Thomas Dausgaard

Conductor

Thomas Dausgaard is renowned for his creativity and innovative programming, the excitement of his live performances, and his extensive catalogue of critically acclaimed recordings.

Anna Edwards

Conductor

Dr. Anna Edwards holds many positions as an artist and teacher in the Seattle area. Over the past sixteen years, she has built the Roosevelt High School symphony orchestra into a nationally recognized ensemble that has won 1st place in such festivals as the National Orchestra Cup, the American String Teachers Association, and Gresham Music Festival.

Roosevelt High School Symphony Orchestra

The Roosevelt High School Orchestras from Seattle, Washington are under the direction of Anna Edwards. The Roosevelt Orchestra program includes students from 9th – 12th grade. There are three orchestras with diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, and students who thrive on being not only well rounded musicians, but well-rounded in their education and extra-curricular activities.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.

Program

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Sergey Prokofiev

Symphony No. 1, “Classical”

Felix Mendelssohn

Adagio e Grave from Sinfonia No. 8 in D major

Ethel Smyth

Serenade in D minor

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture

Sponsors

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.

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