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June 19, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Seattle Symphony, players agree on contract extension

This just in: The Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera and Seattle Symphony and Opera Players’ Organization have agreed to a three-year contract extension, through Aug. 31, 2018. The current contract was set to expire Aug. 31, 2015; the agreement comes 14 months ahead of schedule. That undoubtedly will smooth the way for new Seattle Opera general…

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May 6, 2014 at 12:38 PM

Live from New York: It’s the Seattle Symphony

Off the plane just a few hours before, a group of Seattle Symphony musicians and music director Ludovic Morlot – in New York for an appearance in the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall Tuesday night – took the stage at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge  late Monday. The 10 p.m. chamber gig’s…

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Comments | More in Arts news | Topics: Become Ocean, Carnegie Hall, John Luther Adams

April 28, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Seattle Symphony Media releases three CDs

Seattle Times arts reporter Michael Upchurch has lodged this follow-up to his recent story about Seattle Symphony’s new record label: The Seattle Symphony officially launched its record label, Seattle Symphony Media, on April 1, when downloads of three new releases became available online. But this week brings actual physical CDs that you can give as…

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April 14, 2014 at 12:59 PM

Local ties in the Pulitzer news: ‘Become Ocean,’ Jen Graves

The Pulitzer Prizes, given each year for excellence in journalism as well as arts and letters, have just been announced to the lucky crowd gathered in New York City.  A couple of local connections sprung up amid the prizes: –The Pulitzer Prize for music went to Alaska composer John Luther Adams for his work “Become…

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April 7, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Updated: Free SSO concerts

Update from Seattle Symphony: The SSO has stopped taking RSVPs for tickets to the free May 2 concerts because of overwhelming response. That said, there might be no-shows, so the orchestra will give away those seats to walk-ups on a first-come, first-served, space-available basis on the night of the performances. Why: Seattle Symphony has been chosen…

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Comments | More in Arts news, Ticket alert | Topics: Become Ocean, Carnegie Hall, classical music

March 20, 2014 at 2:58 PM

‘Butterflies,’ expats and more at SSO

Seattle Symphony has a busy weekend coming up: –On Thursday, the orchestra will present an all-Russian program: the U.S. premiere of Alexander Raskatov’s “Night Butterflies,” along with Rimsky-Korsakov’s Suite from “The Snow Maiden” and Tchaikovsky’s famous “Pathetique” Symphony — the composer’s last, and he led its debut just nine days before he died in 1893….

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Comments | More in Arts news, Weekend preview | Topics: Alexander Raskatov, Night Butterflies, Russian composers

October 11, 2013 at 2:24 PM

6 ways to enjoy classical music this weekend

Classical galore is on the bill in and around Seattle this weekend, with performances ranging from solo piano to full orchestra: –You can’t beat free, can you? The Seattle Symphony performs at no charge at 7:30 Friday night at Chief Sealth High School, Seattle. Associate conductor Stilian Kirov will be on the podium. –Andras Schiff, piano…

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Comments | More in Weekend preview | Topics: Auburn Symphony, Northwest Sinfonietta, Russian Chamber Music Foundation

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