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

 

 

 

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Openings

Upcoming Concert:

“The work of the Archangel Michael”: Beethoven’s Fourth Symphony: March 26, 2016

March 26, 2016 at 2pm | Benaroya Hall

Hector Berlioz was so entranced by the heavenly slow movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 that he claimed it had to have been written by the Archangel Michael and not by a mere mortal. This lyrical symphony is balanced by the high-spirited Rossiniana by Ottorino Respighi, a suite for large orchestra based on short piano pieces by Gioachino Rossini. The soloist for this concert will be Evan Hjort, winner of the orchestra's 2015 Don Bushell Competition, in a performance of Karol Szymanowski's Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 61.

Venue: Benaroya Hall
Concert Date: 26 March 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.

Parking Information is available here.

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Respighi

Rossiniana ("Les Riens")

Szymanowski

Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra
    Evan Hjort, soloist

Beethoven

Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60


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