Sorey & Beethoven

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. Program: 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 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

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