Thalia Symphony Orchestra's Season Opener: Shostakovich, Saint-Saens & Berlioz
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Introduce your little ones to the joys of classical music with this charming adaptation of Prokofiev's musical favorite Peter and the Wolf, part of Seattle Chamber Music Society's annual Summer Festival Family Concert series. Seattle's Northwoods Wind Quintet performs an abridged, 40-minute version of the timeless classic (along with other delightful tales) and introduces children to the family of wind instruments -- flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn -- that represent characters in the story. Before the show, you can visit a musical instrument "petting zoo" in the lobby where kids can see the instruments up close and learn more about them. Learn More
I wore skirt and boots. It was at Town Hall so I expected people to dress down but there were many who were dressed quite nicely. Guess it depends on the performance. :).Seattle Baroque Orchestra: Delirio Amoroso -- Handel's Italian Years dress • Apr 27 2014 star this tip starred
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Struggle and Triumph
- Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture
- Saint-Saens – Piano Concerto No. 2 with Anastasia Solomatina, piano
- Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5
About the Ticket Supplier: Thalia Symphony Orchestran Greek mythology, Thalia ("thuh-LYE-uh") is one of the nine Muses - the goddesses who inspire poets and musicians to create their art. Thalia is also the name of one of the three Graces, the supernatural embodiments of beauty and charm.
The Thalia Symphony Orchestra began in 1949 when violinist, teacher, and conductor Mikael Scheremetiew founded it as an outlet for Seattle-area musicians. Seattle music legend Stanley Chapple led the orchestra for many years. From 1987 to 2010 it was under the direction of Dr. Eric Hanson. Since 2010, TSO has been under the direction of Maestro Stephen Rogers Radcliffe. The orchestra operates under the umbrella of Thalia Allied Artists, Inc., a nonprofit educational and arts institution.