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Seattle Symphony

Handel & Bach

May 15–16, 2020
Benaroya Hall

Julia Wesely

Updated March 28, 2020: In an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), all Seattle Symphony performances are either canceled or postponed through May 31, 2020. 

Handel’s inventive concerto unites the unlikely combination of string orchestra and pipe organ in music that is astoundingly fresh and light on its feet. Muffat’s harmonic tribute to Italy adds German precision and French elegance to establish a new tradition of ensemble writing. With music from Bach’s deathbed and a forward-looking concerto from his most accomplished son, the torch passes to a new generation. Anthony Romaniuk conducts and plays.

Pre-concert wine tastings begin at 6:30pm in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby. Just $15 for four pours.