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“In the startled ear of night…”

October 24th, 2020 at 2:00PM | Benaroya Hall

The Seattle Philharmonic opens its season with a “festive” concert celebrating Halloween, presenting appropriate music both cheerful and chilling. Perennial favorites Night on Bald Mountain and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice share the bill with Offenbach’s overture to Orpheus in the Underworld (the most rollicking depiction of Hades in music, complete with can-can) and a suite from The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Bernard Herrmann’s personal favorite of his many film scores. The Philharmonic’s esteemed concertmaster Luke Fitzpatrick is the featured soloist in a new orchestral setting of Tartini’s Sonata in G minor, “The Devil’s Trill”.

OFFENBACH Overture, Orpheus in the Underworld
HERRMANN Suite, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain
TARTINI Sonata for Violin and Orchestra, The Devil’s Trill
Luke Fitzpatrick, violin
DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

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