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“Something might be made of that tune”: Elgar’s Enigma Variations: April 1, 2017

Adam Stern discusses the upcoming concert “Something might be made of that tune”: Elgar’s Enigma Variations: April 1, 2017


“Dark, Tragic and Passionate” Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 24

Music Director Adam Stern discusses the program of the Seattle Philharmonic's January 28, 2017 concert.


From the New World: Dvořák’s 9th Symphony

Music Director Adam Stern discusses the program of the Seattle Philharmonic's October 29, 2016 concert.


Phil • Harmonic : Love of Sound

Photographer Paul Lebel's look at the Seattle Phil. Including interviews with Music Director Adam Stern and cellist Michael Moore.


“An apocalyptic radiance”: Mahler’s “Titan”.

Adam Stern discusses Seattle Phil's upcoming concert "An apocalyptic radiance": Mahler’s "Titan".


Evan Hjort and Adam Stern discuss Szymanowski Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra

Evan Hjort, winner of the Seattle Philharmonic's 2015 Don Bushell Competition discusses Szymanowski's moving second violin concerto with Music Director Adam Stern.


Four Great Composer-Conductors

Adam Stern discusses the program for our January 2016 concert Four Great Composer-Conductors, featuring music by Bernstein, Mendelssohn, Mozart and Dorati.


First Rehearsal 2015

Members of the Seattle Phil discuss their first rehearsal and the All Tchaikovsky program of the October 24, 2015 concert.


Heirs and Rebels

Musical BFF's Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst are united in an exciting season finale. Acknowledged as his first true masterpiece, Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis is an homage to the English church music that the composer so deeply loved. Holst's The Planets, a work of stunning brilliance and immense imagination, never fails to move, intrigue and delight audiences. The concert also features a rare U.S. performance of Vaughan Williams' Piano Concerto.


Tragic Heroes: Hamlet and Petrouchka

In a concert focusing on the world of theater, Russian-born masters Dmitri Shostakovich and Igor Stravinsky remind us why their music is forever gripping and appealing. Shostakovich's score for the Russian film version of Hamlet is music of almost unbearable drama, and Stravinsky's ever-popular ballet Petrouchka is presented here in its original opulent scoring. SPO Don Bushell Competition winner Felicity James is featured in Saint-Saëns' lyrical Violin Concerto No. 3.


“The refreshment of the soul”: Bach’s Concerto in F

Three of the world's most expressive composers come together for an afternoon of soul-enriching music. Johann Sebastian Bach is represented by scores both sacred (Cantata No. 54) and secular (Keyboard Concerto No. 6 in F), Antonin Dvořák characteristically combines classical elegance with folk-inspired melodies and dance rhythms (Serenade in d), and Hector Berlioz thrills with his all-stops-out romanticism (Roman Carnival Overture, plus music from Romeo and Juliet and The Damnation of Faust).


Danses Macabres: An American Halloween

Music Director Adam Stern discusses works by Copland, Herrmann, Morton Gould and his own World Premiere.


“The Best of My Works”: Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique

Adam Stern discusses the upcoming Phil concert with works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Britten.


Luxuriance, Nobility, Exaltation: Dukas’ Symphony


Super Bow I: Battle of the Batons

Denver/Seattle – January 30, 2014 – The Denver Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO) has teamed up with the Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) to create the music video mashup, “Battle of the Batons: Super Bow I.” The mashup features an original arrangement of John Denver and Mike Taylor’s “Rocky Mountain High,” and Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.”


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Upcoming Concert:

“The Twentieth Century’s Ninth Symphony”: The Rite of Spring: June 3, 2017

June 3, 2017 at 2pm | Benaroya Hall

Two great Russian composers who chose utterly different creative paths bring the Philharmonic season to a close. Sergei Rachmaninov, who remained true to his romantic ideals until his death in 1943 ("I cannot cast out the old way of writing"), completed his radiant Symphony No. 3 in 1936. Twenty-three years earlier, Igor Stravinsky had shattered all concepts of what orchestral music could be in his ballet masterpiece The Rite of Spring, regarded by many as the single most important and influential piece of music of the 20th century.

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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Sergei Rachmaninov

Symphony No. 3

Igor Stravinsky

The Rite of Spring


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