Opening Night Concert
Available to watch through October 1 Originally broadcast on September 17 Opening Night is an opportunity to celebrate the power of music to lift the human spirit and look to a bright future. Please join us in celebrating the launch of a new season of live symphonic music at Benaroya Hall with your donation today. Conductor Emeritus Ludovic Morlot joins the Seattle Symphony on stage for the Opening Night Concert of our 2022/2023 season — an evening of French favorites by Ravel and Saint-Saëns, exquisite Chopin selections with pianist Jan Lisiecki, and a world premiere by Artist in Residence Angelique Poteat. This live stream will be FREE to watch on Seattle Symphony Live. NOTE: Due to contractual restrictions, this broadcast is only available to view within the United States. Program: ANGELIQUE POTEAT: Breathe, Come Together, Embrace CHOPIN: Andante spianato CHOPIN: Grande polonaise brillante SAINT-SAËNS: La muse et le poète RAVEL: Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé Ludovic Morlot, conductor Jan Lisiecki, piano Noah Geller, violin Efe Baltacıgil, cello Seattle Symphony Ludovic Morlot's position is generously underwritten as the Judith Fong Conductor Emeritus. Noah Geller's position is generously underwritten as the David & Amy Fulton Concertmaster. Efe Baltacıgil's position is generously underwritten as the Marks Family Foundation Principal Cello. 2022/2023 Season Commissions are generously supported by Diana Carey, Brian and Lynn Grant, and Patricia Tall-Takacs and Gary Takacs.