Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 7:30pm PT Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony triumphs over fate, a journey through troubles into joy and ecstasy — and some of the greatest melodies ever given to us. Korngold’s lush Violin Concerto prefigures the Hollywood sound with high romance and gorgeous melodies — played for us by the masterful James Ehnes. And to begin the program, William Grant Still’s Poem takes us from darkness into light. Program: STILL: Poem for Orchestra KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 Joshua Weilerstein, conductor James Ehnes, violin Seattle Symphony 2021–2022 Masterworks Season Sponsor: Delta Air Lines James Ehnes' performances are generously sponsored by Patricia Tall-Takacs and Gary Takacs. Joshua Weilerstein's performances are generously sponsored by Dana and Ned Laird.

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