Venue Details

lrmiller
We often enjoy a light dinner at Fonte Cafe and Wine Bar before shows at Benaroya. Much nicer than the choices in the hall.
Seattle Men's Chorus Holiday Concert: Play It Again Santa dining Jun 17 2014 star this tip starred
lrmiller
If you arrive in time to park in the lot, parking is no problem. But don't kid yourself thinking you'll find free street parking.
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attended Dec 17 2009

It was opening night and it wasn't the flawless experience I expect at Benaroya. There really isn't a bad seat in the house and the seats we got were great. The Bass was a replacement stand-in and he did an amazing job. The Tenor stole the show! ...continued

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8 stars
attended Dec 18 2009

Excellent hall for unamplified soloists, small orchestra, and chorus. Just the way Handel intended!

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Website

http://www.seattlesymphony.org/symphony/buy/single/production.aspx?...

Quotes & Highlights

Visit the Seattle Symphony Orchestra web site to hear a sample of Handel’s Messiah.

Description

Guest conductor Gary Thor Wedow will lead the Orchestra, Chorale and soloists in perennial favorite Handel’s Messiah. Soloists include soprano Lisa Saffer, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, tenor John McVeigh and bass-baritone Sanford Sylvan. Audiences are invited to bring non-perishable food items to donate to Food Lifeline, the food bank network of Western Washington.

Gary Thor Wedow, conductor

Lisa Saffer, soprano

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano

John McVeigh, tenor

Sanford Sylvan, baritone

Seattle Symphony Chorale