Sibelius Symphony No. 2

Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 7:30pm PT From its icy, desolate opening to its robust, jubilant finale, Sibelius’ Violin Concerto glows. Isabelle Faust performs the seldom-heard original version of the piece — full of unexpected twists and turns. The orchestra expertly shapes the Second Symphony’s arching melodies and majestic lines alongside a bold, world premiere work by composer Angélica Negrón. Program: ANGÉLICA NEGRÓN: Color Shape Transmission (Seattle Symphony Commission & World Premiere) SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto (Original Version) SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2 Ludovic Morlot, conductor Isabelle Faust, violin Seattle Symphony 2021–2022 Masterworks Season Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Sibelius Symphony No. 2 is generously sponsored by Scan Design Foundation. Ludovic Morlot’s position is generously underwritten as the Judith Fong Conductor Emeritus. Isabelle Faust's performances are generously sponsored by Mel and Leena Sturman. Angélica Negrón's Color Shape Transmission was commissioned by the Seattle Symphony with the support of Richard Meyer and Susan Harmon. Sibelius Symphony No. 2 is presented as part of the Seattle Symphony’s New Music WORKS initiative, which is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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