Thursday, November 19, at 7:30pm
Tyshawn Sorey’s effortless mastery and extraordinary ability to blend composition and improvisation in his work are on full display in his world premiere piece for cello and orchestra, For Roscoe Mitchell, featuring cellist and former Seattle Symphony Artist in Residence Seth Parker Woods. Beethoven’s joyful Fourth Symphony completes a special evening of juxtaposing old with new, classical with modern, 19th century Europe with 21st century America.
BRETT DEAN: Testament
TYSHAWN SOREY: For Roscoe Mitchell for Cello & Orchestra (Seattle Symphony commission & World Premiere)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 4
David Robertson, conductor
Seth Parker Woods, cello
Seattle Symphony Live is generously sponsored by the Scan|Design Foundation by Inger & Jens Bruun.
Tyshawn Sorey's For Roscoe Mitchell is presented in partnership with Goethe Pop Up Seattle.
Sorey & Beethoven and Seth Parker Woods' performance are generously underwritten by the Children Count Foundation.
2020–2021 Masterworks Season Sponsor: Delta Air Lines
Thursday, December 17, at 7:30pm
Available to watch through December 10
Friday, January 8, 2021 at 8pm
For this festive December program, host and Seattle Symphony Horn John Turman introduces young viewers to the instruments of the string family.
Music Director Thomas Dausgaard and the Seattle Symphony perform the riveting first movement of Dvořák's Symphony No. 8.