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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Stockhausen to Sir Mix A Lot: It's Seattle Symphony's 2013-'14 Season

Posted by on Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 9:00 AM

From this guy:

To this guy:

The highlights:

Season to Open with all-Ravel Program and Close with Stravinsky’s Three Great Ballets,
and will Feature Mozart’s Last Seven Symphonies

Local Artistic Partnerships include Verdi’s Requiem Performed in Honor of Longtime Seattle Opera General Director Speight Jenkins; J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with Pacific MusicWorks; BartÓk’s Violin Concerto No. 2 with Seattle Chamber Music Society Artistic Director James Ehnes; an [untitled] Series Concert with the Earshot Jazz Festival; and Celebrate Asia, featuring a New Work for Vietnamese and Western Instruments by Richard Karpen, Director of University of Washington’s School of Music

Seattle Symphony and Global Co-Commissioners Present U.S. Premieres of Pascal Dusapin’s Violin Concerto, Alexander Raskatov’s Piano Concerto and James MacMillan’s The Death of Oscar

Sonic Evolution Features MC Sir Mix-A-Lot, Plus World Premieres Inspired by
Seattle Music Icons Ray Charles, Sir Mix-A-Lot and Bill Frisell

Informal Audience Experiences Continues with Symphony Untuxed and Exciting Contemporary Repertoire Presented in the [untitled] Series, including Stockhausen’s Spiritual Masterpiece Inori

Piano Virtuoso Lang Lang to Join Morlot for Opening Night Concert & Gala,
Performing Prokofiev’s Dazzling Third Piano Concerto

New TchaikFest! to Showcase Tchaikovsky’s Four Instrumental Concertos Performed in Back-to-Back Nights

Morlot to Lead the Orchestra at Carnegie Hall on May 6 as Part of Spring for Music 2014

Conductor Laureate Gerard Schwarz to Lead all-Mozart and all-Strauss programs

Morlot and New Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik Team up for a Pops/Classical
New Year’s Eve Extravaganza, including Jon Kimura Parker Performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

Hitchcock’s Psycho with the Seattle Symphony Returns for Halloween by Popular Demand

The full release is here.

 

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