Ray Chen Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Available to watch through February 2 Performed live at Benaroya Hall November 4, 2021 Ray Chen makes his Seattle Symphony debut with Tchaikovsky’s enchanting Violin Concerto, one of the most beloved works for the violin. Brimming with irresistible melodies, the concerto dazzles from its gorgeous opening to its pyrotechnic finale. Shostakovich’s Eleventh Symphony marks the events of the brutally crushed 1905 Russian Revolution — protest and defiance against oppression rendered in thrilling music. Program: TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905" Ludovic Morlot, conductor Ray Chen, violin Seattle Symphony 2021–2022 Masterworks Season Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Ludovic Morlot’s position is generously underwritten as the Judith Fong Conductor Emeritus.