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  1. Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams to revisit AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... piece for three orchestras, "Become Ocean," won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2014. A recording by the Seattle Symphony, which commissioned the piece, received the Grammy Award for "Best Contemporary Classical Composition" in 2015, the same year ...


  2. How CU composer Carter Pann became a Pulitzer finalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Daily Camera

    ... Boulder. Over the years, he has worked with top musicians around the world, from the London Symphony to the Seattle Symphony to the Capitol Quartet - that's the saxophone quartet that he wrote "The Mechanics" for. "The first time I heard them during ...


  3. 3-week Classical Tahoe music fest kicks off Tuesday in Incline VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Sierra Sun

    ... of musicians from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, LA Phil, Reno Phil and other exceptional orchestras throughout the world. "For this special 5th anniversary season, Classical ...


  4. Cross-border road trip provides adventures in classical cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 |

    By the end of our 2015/16 classical music season, a little road trip seemed just the thing, so I decided to take an early summer look at two important music projects outside the Lower Mainland - Seattle Symphony Tuning Up! Festival, devoted to American music, and the Oregon Bach Festival in Eugene. My interest is never just in who is playing what.


  5. The Best Classical Concerts in Seattle This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Stranger

    ... performer, Lydia Kavina, was a student and relative of Leon Theremin himself, so he will haunt the hall. Seattle Symphony artists form the chamber ensemble; it's a good chance to hear them clearly. JG On October 4, 1981, Morton Feldman's 90-minute ...


  6. Out of Darkness: An unforgettable opera of remembranceRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    ... ensemble numbers but was less effective as an actor and soloist. The chamber orchestra (five members of the Seattle Symphony and pianist Jessica Choe) simply couldn't have sounded better. Special praise is due clarinetist Laura DeLuca, whose long, ...


  7. Local talent to perform at Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast | SundbergRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... will be Kiwanis Club of Kirkland member, Hal Bomgardner from 7:30-8 a.m. He is a member of the Seattle Symphony Chorale and the Kirkland Choral Society. For the second year in a row, he will be playing some easy listening "breakfast music" to get ...


  8. Meet Tomoko Mukaiyama, a Badass Pianist Upending the Traditional...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Stranger

    ... between avant-garde filmmaker Bill Morrison and Bang on a Can cofounder Michael Gordon. Along with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, pianist Tomoko Mukaiyama will pound out Gordon's dense yet expansive rhythm-heavy composition below a projection of ...


  9. Attacking Prokofiev and invigorating Brahms at the Seattle SymphonyRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Two new faces and some remarkable music: The Seattle Symphony offered inspiring performances in the first of two concerts led by conductor David Zinman. It seems odd to consider Zinman as a debutant; he is renowned around the world, but this was his first time on the Seattle Symphony podium.


  10. Minimum fuss but maximum impact at Seattle Symphony's 'Baroque and Wine' concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Seattle Times

    ... a very mixed bag of a "Baroque and Wine" program into something quite special, with a small ensemble of Seattle Symphony musicians and the excellent Northwest Boychoir. The Boychoir, directed for the past 30 years by Joseph Crnko, has become a ...


  11. Taylor Swift, Alabama Shakes win big at Grammys; Seattle Symphony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Seattle Gay News

    ... 15. If you happened to miss the extravaganza, here's a summation of what transpired on the Grammys. Seattle Symphony claims the city's lone Grammy The Emerald City has proudly welcomed back many Grammy winners in past years, including Quincy Jones, ...


  12. Seattle Symphony is only local Grammy winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Before the Grammy Awards broadcast Monday evening, awards for orchestral recordings and engineering were given. On the list: best classical instrumental solo, for Augustin Hadelich's performance on the symphony's disc "Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L'Arbre Des Songes."


  13. How touring puts orchestras on the map a " even with a lame-duck leader.Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... for an orchestra to be heard in today's uneven recording landscape. (If you measure by recent releases, the Seattle Symphony, with its in-house label, is more in the limelight than the august Boston Symphony Orchestra.) They're also hugely expensive ...


  14. Special Screening: 'Inside The Perfect Circle: The Odyssey of Joel Thome'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | PR Log

    ... Mr. Thome has appeared as conductor with Group L'itineraire in Paris, the Brooklyn Philharmonic,The Seattle Symphony, The Tel-Aviv Chamber Orchestra, The Opera Company of Boston and the Milwaukee Symphony, among many others. His compositions are ...


  15. A Grammy and big donation from Taylor Swift mark a banner year for Seattle SymphonyRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 |

    Bill Frisell and Shaprece perform with the Seattle Symphony at a Sonic Evolution show at Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA Credit: Jim Bennett Seattleites are lucky. The city has world-renowned ballet, opera, and symphony orchestra companies that exist first and foremost to serve the community.


  16. Seth MacFarlane to Perform with The Seattle Symphony in 2016Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 |

    Live @ Benaroya Hall jumps into 2016 with new shows and big names including three very different types of Seattle Symphony collaborations. Creator, writer, director and singer Seth MacFarlane swings into Seattle wearing his "crooner hat" to perform with the Seattle Symphony on April 8, 2016.


  17. Taylor Swift Gives $50,000 to Seattle Symphony to Support Musicians of Today and TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    Gift Supports Music Education and Musicians' Pension Fund The Seattle Symphony has received a major donation in the amount of $50,000 from recording artist Taylor Swift, in support of the future of the orchestra's musicians and musicians of the future. Swift's donation to the Seattle Symphony will support two signature programs, Link Up: Seattle Symphony, which will reach over 12,000 third through fifth graders this year, and the musicians' pension fund.


  18. Nine Grammy nominations for Northwest musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... and the Calm"), Highly Suspect ("Mister Asylum"), Muse ("Drones") and Slipknot ("The Gray Chapter"). The Seattle Symphony received three nominations this year, all of them associated with the second album in its series devoted to French composer ...


  19. Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Seattle Symphony Orchestra After Hearing a Become Oceana CoverRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    ... Known for her charitable instincts, Swift is back at it again. She can now add a donation of $50,000 to the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and their rendition of "Become Ocean," to her long list of contributions, including a donation of 25,000 books to ...


  20. Taylor Swift donates $50,000 to Seattle Symphony OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... another $50,000 in her checkbook (if millenials used checkbooks, that is). The pop star gifted $50K to the Seattle Symphony Orchestra, the group annouced Thursday, because their recording of John Luther Adams' "Become Ocean" reminded Swift of going ...