Every Wednesday at 8pm, join KING FM host Dave Beck and a
co-host from the Seattle Symphony for an update from behind the
scenes at Benaroya Hall. Get the inside story on upcoming concerts
before you hear them in the concert hall or over the airwaves.
The Messiah is a popular work at Christmastime.
December 18: Handel's Messiah
Everyone knows about Handel’s “Messiah,” one of the most popular
and frequently performed choral works in the Western world. But did
you know Handel completed the music in just 24 days, and that the
premiere happened not in a major musical city but in Dublin? Go
behind the scenes of this masterful, beloved work with KING FM’s
Dave Beck and Gary Thor Wedow, who conducts the piece with the
Seattle Symphony this weekend.
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Hear Sean MacLean and Ludovic Morlot present exclusive broadcast
concerts on the first Friday of each month at 9pm.
Composer Gustav Mahler.
January 3: Mahler's Sixth Ludovic Morlot, conductor Seattle Symphony
"My Sixth [Symphony] will propound riddles the solution of which may
be attempted only by a generation which has absorbed and truly
digested my first five symphonies." -Gustav Mahler