Midweek News – November 2


Here is news from Seattle’s performing arts community and beyond…

The Seattle Symphony is on fire of late, it seems. An SSO commissioned piece by Agata Zubel was performed recently. It was “amazing.” Violinist Hilary Hahn, interviewed here, graced the stage last weekend. The performance was “enchanting.” This coming weekend, the Los Angeles Philharmonic takes the stage with world-famous conductor Gustavo Dudamel at the podium.

Come From Away, seen at Seattle Repertory Theatre, is flying onto Broadway soon. The New York Times takes a look at the musical.

Also in New York, Intiman Theatre’s former Artistic Director, Bartlett Sher, is to be honored soon.

First Thursday is tomorrow. Where should you seek art? Some ideas.

What are some must-see art shows this month in Seattle? Some ideas.

A Seattle poet is fighting racism with art.

Seattle Magazine is celebrating 50 years. Congratulations!

What is the impact of the Broadway musical Hamilton? Some ideas.

In Scotland, there’s a theatre offering dementia-friendly opera.

Finally, in Paraguay, there’s an orchestra peforming using instruments made from garbage.