While health officials manage the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Seattle Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel all performances scheduled on June 3–28 and July 25, 2020. All ticket holders will be notified. Learn more and check the latest concert updates.

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Opening Night Concert & Gala

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Music Director Thomas Dausgaard opens the 2020–2021 season with an all-time favorite: Tchaikovsky's grand First Piano Concerto. This hugely popular masterpiece delights with dizzying pyrotechnics and arching melodies — and with Artist in Residence Khatia Buniatishvili at the keyboard, weʼre guaranteed "playing straight from the heart” (The Guardian). This piece sits perfectly alongside a new work by one of our nations greatest living composers: John Adams’ multiculturally-inspired I Still Dance.

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Saturday, 19 September, 2020 5:00PM

Stewart Copeland: Police Deranged for Orchestra

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This high energy evening celebrates rock star and seasoned composer Stewart Copeland, best known as the founder of The Police. Police Deranged is bursting with The Police’s biggest hits including “Roxanne” and “Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” plus highlights from Copeland’s vast catalog, all newly arranged (or “deranged”) by Copeland himself. This incredible rock ‘n’ roll experience features Copeland on drums alongside the Seattle Symphony and guest guitarist and vocalists.

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Wednesday, 30 September, 2020 7:30PM

An Evening with Audra McDonald and the Seattle Symphony

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Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald brings her unparalleled power, artistry and passion to the Benaroya Hall stage for an evening of classics from Broadway and the American Songbook. A Juilliard-trained soprano with a gift for storytelling, McDonald is as much at home on Broadway and opera stages as she is in film and television roles. Her notable Broadway credits include Ragtime, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Carousel and, in her latest Tony-winning role, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill where she portrayed jazz icon Billie Holiday.

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Tuesday, 20 October, 2020 7:30PM

China NCPA Orchestra

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The resident orchestra of Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts brings a dynamic program to Seattle. Hear the ancient and otherworldly sonorities of the sheng, a Chinese mouth organ, in Unsuk Chin's Šu, brought to life by Wu Wei, one of the worldʼs foremost sheng experts. Then, it’s a soul-searching journey through fate and destiny in Tchaikovsky's intensely powerful Fourth Symphony. 

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Friday, 23 October, 2020 8:00PM

Celebrate Asia

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The 13th annual Celebrate Asia shines a spotlight on Composer in Residence Reena Esmail who is taking the classical world by storm with her works that blend the worlds of Indian and Western classical music. Esmail’s Sitar Concerto, written for the centennial of Ravi Shankar’s birth, will receive its world premiere on the Benaroya Hall stage.

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Sunday, 21 March, 2021 4:00PM

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