Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra

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As a member owned orchestra, the Seattle Phil offers musicians a rare opportunity for participation within the organization.  Being a musician for the Philharmonic is more than rehearsing and playing music, it is an entry into one of the longest running orchestra communities in the Puget Sound Region.

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Formal Auditions are held each fall with Music Director Adam Stern, personnel director Dick Griffith, and selected section principals.  The orchestra will hold immediate ad-hoc auditions for sections with more pressing needs.

The Seattle Philharmonic is a volunteer orchestra and positions in the orchestra are un-paid.

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Openings

Upcoming Concert:

“An apocalyptic radiance”: Mahler’s “Titan”: June 4, 2016

June 4, 2016 at 2pm | Benaroya Hall

Leonard Bernstein, generally credited with popularizing Mahler's music more than any other conductor and making it a staple in the concert-hall forever, wrote fervently of the music's "apocalyptic radiance". The Philharmonic concludes their 2015-16 season with a performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 1, "Titan", a work that baffled audiences at its first performances and is now its composer's best-known work. The concert will feature another major Austro-German symphony, the Sinfonie in einem Satz (Symphony in One Movement) by Bernd Alois Zimmermann, an emotionally shattering work heard in the U.S. premiere of its original version. The Philharmonic's brass section will also be spotlighted in a selection of canzonas by Giovanni Gabrieli.

Venue: Benaroya Hall
Concert Date: 4 June 2016
Concert Time: 2:00 PM

Benaroya Hall

Benaroya Hall houses two performance halls in a complex that is thoroughly integrated into downtown Seattle. Occupying an entire city block at the very core of the city, the development celebrates the vital role of performance events while maintaining the continuity of commercial life along one avenue and providing a much-needed public space, in the form of a terraced garden, along another.

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Gabrieli

Canzonas for Brass

Zimmermann

Sinfonie in einem Satz

Mahler

Symphony No. 1 in D, "Titan"


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