Hilary Hahn Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1

Relish the freedom and courage of Prokofiev’s wartime Fifth Symphony, which dared to be honest and even humorous during a perilous time. Bruch's popular and technically difficult Violin Concerto No. 1 is in good hands with violinist Hilary Hahn.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 11 Feb (Sat) 2017 8:00PM
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  • 12 Feb (Sun) 2017 2:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

Presented 1 hour prior to each performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 40 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Ludovic Morlot

Conductor

The French conductor Ludovic Morlot has been Music Director of the Seattle Symphony since 2011. Amongst the many highlights of his tenure, the orchestra has won two Grammy Awards and gave an exhilarating performance at Carnegie Hall in 2014, as reported in the The New York Times: “The performance Mr. Morlot coaxed from his players was rich with shimmering colors and tremulous energy.”

Hilary Hahn

Violin

In the two decades since her professional debut, three-time Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn has brought her virtuosity, expansive interpretations, and creative repertoire choices to diverse global audiences.

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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Claude Debussy

Prélude à “L’après-midi d’un Faune” (“Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun”)

Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1

Sergey Prokofiev

Symphony No. 5

Sponsors

Hilary Hahn’s 2016-17 residency is generously supported by the Judith Fong Music Director’s Fund.