This season join Joseph Adam, Seattle Symphony Resident Organist, for FREE recital–demonstrations of the Seattle Symphony’s 4,490-pipe Watjen Concert Organ. Performances take place on select Mondays at 12:30pm; the programs last approximately 30 minutes and can be incorporated into a building tour (learn more about free tours of Benaroya Hall here). Dates and programs are listed below — see you there!
November 17, 2014: Roman Festivals — Bossi, Respighi & Frescobaldi January 12, 2015: American Organ — Dudley Buck, William Bolcom & William Albright March 23, 2015: Down the Rhine — Schumann & Brahms June 1, 2015: Modern Masterpieces — Vasks, Ligeti, Hakim & Messiaen August 3, 2015: Bach & Beyond — Music written in homage to Bach
Last week he was here as soloist during our recording sessions for the Dutilleux violin concerto, L’arbre des songes (The tree of dreams). This week you can hear him perform another violin concerto, one of the all-time most famous violin concertos, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor!