In the Spotlight: Xian Zhang
Conductor Xian Zhang returns to Seattle to lead a program featuring music by William Grant Still, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven. Concerts might look different, but the music is still essential.
In Behind the Scenes
In the Spotlight: Lee Mills – From Purcell to Bach
Associate Conductor Lee Mills discusses the central role of keyboard instruments in the Baroque era.
In the Spotlight: Kishi Bashi
Kishi Bashi speaks about "Improvisations on Executive Order 9066" and its connections to Pacific Northwest history.
In the Spotlight: Paul Chihara
Paul Chihara speaks about his piece "Beyond the Hills" and growing up in Idaho's Minidoka internment camp.
In the Spotlight: James Ehnes
James Ehnes speaks about Korngold's Violin Concerto and impact on classic Hollywood film music.
In the Spotlight: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Pierre-Laurent Aimard discusses the fusion of simplicity and complexity in Bartók’s Second Piano Concerto.
In the Spotlight: Russell Thomas
Tenor Russell Thomas speaks about Mahler's journey toward accepting mortality in Das Lied von der Erde.