From the Seattle Symphony Orchestra to the Pacific Northwest Ballet, Classical KING FM 98.1 is devoting the entire month of September to the colorful 2014-15 performance season, giving you a one-stop shop for concert information and previews. Every day between 9am and 10pm, KING FM airs musical previews of upcoming performances in the Pacific Northwest.
KING FM’s NW Focus,
airing weeknights at 8pm, will take a more in-depth, season-long approach with interviews, insights, and great local performances. The KING FM Arts Channel
takes you behind the scenes with more than 30 music, theatre, art and dance interviews. You'll also get the inside scoop on the Seattle Symphony's new season on the Seattle Symphony Spotlight
with Dave Beck, Wednesdays at 8pm.
THIS WEEK ON THE ARTS CHANNEL
Aidan Lang and Seattle Opera's new season
Ever wonder why certain plays, artworks, or musical selections are chosen for a season? Or what connects each element? As part of KING FM’s New Season Showcase, the KING FM Arts Channel
is talking with artistic directors, curators and other Northwest arts notables about what they’ve planned for the Fall. Hear new conversations each week at king.org/arts or by clicking podcasts on your KING FM app.
PNB opens its 2014-15 season with Jewels
We have enjoyed getting to know Seattle Opera’s new General Director, Aidan Lang, and now it’s your turn! Listen in on part 1 of Marta’s two-part conversation with Aidan Lang, as he shares some details about the 2014-15 season and what he’s particularly looking forward to, as well as some of the things he’s exploring for the future at Seattle Opera. Also, how he’s settling in to a new job in a new country.
Emeralds, Rubies, Diamonds…. Pacific NW Ballet opens the 2014-15 season with George Balanchine’s Jewels. Five of the original dancers from the 1967 premiere were at PNB this summer, staging the work - a sweet reunion of some of the biggest names in ballet. Artistic Director Peter Boal previews Jewels, November’s Director’s Choice, the final Stowell-Sendak Nutcracker, and Don Quixote in January (with a nod to PNB’s resident orchestra, celebrating its 25th anniversary this season).
Fall 2014 at UW World Series
A Flamenco Antigone, Branford Marsalis goes Baroque, world music pop superstars, a dance meditation on technology and intimacy, pianist Jon Kimura Parker dips into film score fantasias, and Mark O’Connor for Christmas – this season’s offerings from the UW World Series are as eclectic and enticing as ever. Marta talks with Artistic Director Michelle Witt about their fall season.
ARTS CHANNEL LIBRARY
Hear all about it! From theatre to dance and visual arts to film, the Arts Channel Library houses some of the most exciting and unique past and present conversations in town. Interviews are organized by genre.
Visual Art & Film