THE SYMPHONY SPOTLIGHT
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.
December 17, 8pm: The Messiah
The exquisite choral writing in Handel’s Messiah made Baroque audiences and music critics fall in love, and its exultant “Hallelujah” chorus skyrocketed the piece into worldwide, timeless fame. You won’t want to miss this energetic holiday favorite, featuring the Seattle Symphony and Chorale, at Benaroya Hall. Go behind the scenes and find out more about the piece this week.
December 31, 8pm: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
In the first week of 2015, thousands of Puget Sound residents will hear Beethoven’s monumental Ninth Symphony and enjoy the splendor of the “Ode to Joy” chorus at Benaroya Hall. Learn more about the music before you go this week on the Symphony Spotlight.
SEATTLE SYMPHONY BROADCASTS
Hear Sean MacLean and Ludovic Morlot present exclusive broadcast concerts on the first Friday of each month at 9pm.
January 2, 9pm: Tchaikovsky & Dvořák
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Performance date: September 18-20, 2014
RICHARD WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
PIOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70