Join the Seattle Symphony to celebrate the final Delta Air Lines Masterworks concert of the 2020–2021 season! The concert opens with Seattle Symphony Principal Tuba John DiCesare taking center stage to perform Arild Plau’s Tuba Concerto. Then, under the baton of guest conductor Thomas Wilkins, the Symphony performs Beethoven’s famed and celebrated “Eroica” Symphony.
Thomas Wilkins is music director of the Omaha Symphony, a position he has held since 2005. Additionally, he is principal conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and holds the Germeshausen Family and Youth Concert Conductor Chair with the Boston Symphony.
John DiCesare was the Principal Tuba of the Louisville Orchestra before coming to the Seattle Symphony. DiCesare has performed with orchestras nationwide, notably The Cleveland Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra Pittsburgh Symphony and St. Louis Symphony.
Led by Music Director Thomas Dausgaard, the Seattle Symphony unleashes the power of music, brings people together and lifts the human spirit. Recognized as one of the “most vital American orchestras” (NPR), the Seattle Symphony is internationally acclaimed for its inventive programming, community-minded initiatives and superb recordings on the Seattle Symphony Media label.
Seattle Symphony Live is generously sponsored by the Scan|Design Foundation by Inger & Jens Bruun. Thomas Wilkins' performance is generously underwritten by Dana and Ned Laird.