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Like Aaron Copland in the previous century, Mason Bates has an uncanny ability to render the spacious beauty of American landscapes, as heard in his acoustic-electric journey down the mighty Colorado River. The Southwest exploration continues with Alexandra Gardner’s playful and expressive Coyote Turns.

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Dates and Tickets

  • 15 Jun (Fri) 2018 10:00PM
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Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Brittany Boulding Breeden

Second Violin

Violinist Brittany Boulding has appeared as soloist with the Auburn Symphony, Cascade Symphony, National Repertory Orchestra, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Sinfonietta, Orquesta de Camara Concierto Sur (Cuba), Pacific Northwest Ballet and Spoleto USA.

Mae Lin

First Violin

Mae Lin joined the Seattle Symphony in 2008 as a member of the second violin section. Having grown up in Bellevue, she was very excited to return home to join her hometown symphony.

Mikhail Shmidt

First Violin

Born in Moscow, Russia, Mikhail Shmidt began his musical education at age 5 and won the Concertino Prague at age 14.

Sayaka Kokubo

Viola

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Kokubo joined the Seattle Symphony in 2007.

Efe Baltacıgil

Cello

Principal Cello of the Seattle Symphony since fall 2011, Baltacıgil was previously Associate Principal Cello of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 2003.

Eric Han

Cello

Korean-born Canadian cellist Eric Han made his concerto debut with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at the age of 14.

Eric Jacobs

Clarinet-Bass Clarinet

Eric Jacobs is the newly appointed Clarinet and Bass Clarinet of the Seattle Symphony. Prior to joining the Symphony, Jacobs was based in Los Angeles pursuing an active career as a chamber musician, orchestral musician and new music advocate.

Jessica Choe

Piano

Korean American pianist Jessica Choe began her musical studies at the age of 3 in Seoul, Korea where she was a prize winner in several national piano competitions including the Samick National Piano Competition, the Korea Daily Times Piano Competition and the Korean Department of Education Music Competition.

Program

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Alexandra Gardner

Coyote Turns

Ahmet Adnan Saygun

Partita for Solo Cello, Op. 31

Mason Bates

Red River

Sponsors

[untitled] is generously supported by the Judith Fong Music Director’s Fund.