In an intriguing triptych of composers exploring space and place, Natalie Dietterich's aeolian dust hovers in the atmosphere, coalesces and then dissipates. Three places dear to Charles Ives are captured in music at turns haunting, rousing and heartfelt. And Robert Schumann lays out a truly majestic portrayal of life on the Rhine in his Third Symphony.
David Robertson — conductor, artist, thinker and American musical visionary — occupies some of the most prominent platforms on the international music scene. A highly sought-after podium figure in the worlds of opera, orchestral music and new music, Robertson is celebrated worldwide as a champion of contemporary composers, an ingenious andadventurous programmer and a masterful communicator whose passionate advocacy for the art form is widely recognized. A consummate and deeply collaborative musician, Robertson is hailed for his intensely committed musicmaking.
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.