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“Very, very good music.”
Review of Seattle Symphony

Seattle Symphony
Ranked #69 of 462 things to do in Seattle
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Owner description: Take a break and take in some Bach or Berlioz here.
Reviewed April 29, 2013

Very good.
Xian Zhang, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Sibelius: Overture to Karelia, Op. 10
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92
This was a highlight of my trip to Seattle. The playing was flawless, the conducting was magical and the sound was music to my ears. Thank you Seattle Symphony.

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Seattle Symphony aren't afraid to take chances, and did so often under the direction of Conductor Emeritus Gerard Schwarz. Schwarz frequently programmed modern classical and local composers, offering them the exposure that radio doesn't always give. Under the direction of current maestro Ludovic Morlot, the symphony is as sweet as a glass of his near namesake. The programmes aren't quite as daring--Morlot is a self-confessed Romantic--but the playing is top quality and the selections complement each other well. Morlot also likes to feature his musicians, offering them opportunities to take the mic, take the baton and take the page: an upcoming performance will debut original works by a handful of symphony musicians. This is just a glimpse of why Seattle Symphony is on the verge of World Class. Now, they just need someone to put their name out there. (Wait--that's me! ;) )

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Passionate performances of Stravinsky's Firebird and Bernstein's score of On the Waterfront last night!

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Reviewed March 11, 2013

I have had the good fortune of being a Seattle Symphony subscriber for many years. The quality of music played is always very high. There is an amazing variety of programs which include the opportunity to hear world class soloists. Although I of course enjoy some pieces more than others, I have never left a performance with anything less than great admiration for the skills of the musicians. The program variety is so great that it is hard to imagine there not being something for everyone's taste. There are even excellent programs for children.

There is also the splendor of Beneroya Hall to enjoy. The floor to ceiling glass of the lobby provides a fine view at intermissions day or night.

There are often educational opportunities in the form of preshow lectures.

Holiday season brings special concerts. Tickets to these events make great gifts.

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Reviewed March 5, 2013

was there for the Aron Neville, great venue , though small ...i think I eroneously expected Aron Neville to have a bigger audience.
over all good venue, yet long lines on the cash bar made it impossible to get a drink and slam it before you go back to the show....since you cant have it inside.

Thank Hugo S
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