Seattle Symphony Presents an Afternoon Performance of Schumann's Symphony No. 3
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All offers for Matinee: Schumann's Symphony No. 3 have expired.
The last date listed for Matinee: Schumann's Symphony No. 3 was Sunday February 7, 2010 / 2:00pm.
Currently at Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium:
- Full Price:
- $54.00 - $79.00
- Our Price:
- $27.00 - $39.50
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Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from FrankCatalano
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The Musically Speaking series is a great way to understand the background of both popular, and lesser known, classical music pieces. Each of the two pieces was prefaced with a casual yet informative commentary from the conductor's podium, complete with snippets of the performance (from the full orchestra, live) that illustrated the conductor's musical points. And the performances themselves -- especially the Schumann -- were spectacular.
While the matinee time seems to appeal to a predominantly older audience, the Seattle Symphony's Musically Speaking performances would be appropriate to classical music lovers of any age.
Matinee: Schumann's Symphony No. 3
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Busoni: Suite from Turandot, Op. 41
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, “Rhenish”
This Musically Speaking concert features commentary by Maestro Schwarz from the podium. Come at noon and meet the musicians in Soundbridge, free with your concert ticket.