Beethoven Untuxed

Whether it is your first time hearing it live or your fiftieth, there is no limit to the power of Beethoven’s Fifth. This singular symphony distills human experience down to its universal truths: Fate. Humility. Struggle. Triumph. This shorter, no-intermission Untuxed concert presents a low-stress way to begin your weekend.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 24 Mar (Fri) 2017 7:00PM
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Running time

37 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.

Program

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Prometheus Overture

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 5

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