Sibelius Symphony No. 1

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 7:30pm PT The Seattle Symphony shines a spotlight on the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius with the composer’s impressive First Symphony. Sibelius wrote surely the greatest ‘First’ ever — packed with transcendent soundscapes. A new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid responds to Sibelius, and Garrick Ohlsson performs a delightful romantic concerto. Program: ELLEN REID: TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY (Seattle Symphony Commission & World Premiere) RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1 Ruth Reinhardt, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, piano Seattle Symphony 2021–2022 Masterworks Season Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Sibelius Symphony No. 1 is generously sponsored by Scan Design Foundation. Garrick Ohlsson's performances are generously sponsored by Paul Leach and Susan Winokur. Ellen Reid's TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY AND TODAY 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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