Seattle Symphony to Play Free Concerts

Courtesy of Seattle Symphony

From January to May, the Seattle Symphony will perform three FREE community concerts at Seattle neighborhood venues.

On Tuesday, Jan. 21st at 7 p.m., at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center, the Seattle Symphony will play side-by-side with the Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra. Works by Liszt, Mendelssohn and Sibelius are included on the bill.

On Friday, Jan. 24th at 12 p.m., at Seattle City Hall, the Seattle Symphony will play even more Mendelssohn, joined by 18-year-old Sarah Hall on violin. They will also perform work by a a composer named Mozart (you may have heard of him). 

On Sunday, May 18th, 2 p.m. at Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion, the Seattle Symphony, with 14-year-old Olivia Marckx on cello, will play side-by-side with the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra. The bill includes work by Tchaikovksy and Ravel. 

As Seattle Symphony Executive Director Simon Woods says, “At the Seattle Symphony, we are committed to bringing the joy of music to the widest audience possible, and our free Community Concerts are a fantastic way to do this.” 

Fantastic, indeed.