Morlot Conducts Bruckner

Majestic and shimmering like the hulking form of Mount Rainier, Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony ascends to an otherworldly atmosphere of power and mystery. Bruckner’s Fifth is a stunning celebration of faith, awe and wonder at all of creation.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 20 Apr (Thu) 2017 7:30PM
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  • 22 Apr (Sat) 2017 8:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

Presented 1 hour prior to each performance in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium.

Ask the Artist

Recital with organist Joseph Adam to follow the Saturday (Apr 22) performance. Both events free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 21 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.”

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.

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Anton Bruckner

Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major