Thalia Symphony Orchestra's Season Opener: Shostakovich, Saint-Saens & Berlioz
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The last date listed for Thalia Symphony Orchestra 2013-2014 Season Opener was Sunday November 17, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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Beethoven's final piano concerto, the Emperor, is widely considered among the composer's crowning achievements, a thrilling, dynamic work composed in 1811 in Vienna and dedicated to Beethoven's close friend and pupil, Archduke Rudolf of Austria. Acclaimed young pianist Benjamin Salman will bring the Beethoven masterpiece to life in his performance with the Seattle Festival Orchestra in this exciting program that also features works by Nabucco, Wagner, Nielson and more. Please the full event description for the complete program. Learn More
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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.