Seattle Symphony note: Thursday, February 25 at 7:30pm Pianist Conrad Tao — dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times — returns to the Benaroya
Seattle Symphony note:
Thursday, February 25 at 7:30pm Pianist Conrad Tao — dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by The New York Times — returns to the Benaroya Hall stage to perform Beethoven’s highly original Fourth Piano Concerto. Plus, the orchestra performs Ravel’s enchanting Mother Goose Suite and gives the U.S. Premiere of Hannah Kendall’s Kanashibari, all under the impressive baton of returning guest conductor Jonathon Heyward.
HANNAH KENDALL: Kanashibari (U.S. Premiere)
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4
RAVEL: Mother Goose Suite
Jonathon Heyward, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano
Seattle Symphony Live is generously sponsored by the Scan|Design Foundation by Inger & Jens Bruun. Beethoven & Ravel is generously underwritten by The Nesholm Family Foundation. Jonathon Heyward’s performance is generously underwritten by John R. Weiss. Hannah Kendall’s Kanashibari 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. New Music WORKS features commissions, concerts and educational activities that use composition as a catalyst for collaboration and engagement in music.
(Thursday) 7:30 pm PST