Antonio Vivaldi’s evergreen classic, The Four Seasons, has been the template for generations of composers who want to express the wonder, mystery and joy of the changing seasons. Experience this undisputed masterpiece performed in the crisp Seattle autumn, as we await the coming winter, spring and summer seasons in the Pacific Northwest.
The Seattle Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel the October 23 performance with the China NCPA Orchestra. In-person concerts with a live audience continue to be suspended until King County is safely in Phase 4 of the state’s reopening plan. All ticket holders will be notified.
Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto is regularly heralded as one of the most perfect violin concertos ever written — a jewel in the crown of the repertoire. From its moody opening to the high-flying finale, Mendelssohn’s sparkling melodies and heroic bravura will be on full display in the capable hands of Seattle Symphony Concertmaster Noah Geller.
The beauty and vastness of the ocean comes to life in Debussy’s La mer — from the playful dance of light on the surface to the high drama of titanic waves crashing into each other. Violinist Alina Ibragimova brings to life yet another musical titan of the 20th century: Bartók’s vivid Second Violin Concerto.