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Press Release:

SEATTLE SYMPHONY JOINS FORCES WITH MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS AND CIARA FOR A ONE-OF-A-KIND CONCERT HOSTED BY RUSSELL WILSON. EVENT IS IN SUPPORT OF YOUTH, EQUITY AND ACCESS TO THE ARTS

Press Release:

Tuesday, 6 February, 2018


Funds raised will directly support initiatives of the Why Not You Foundation, the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Equity Fund and the Seattle Symphony’s Education Programs

Tickets go on sale Friday, February 9, 2018, at 10 a.m.

SEATTLE, WA – On Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 8 p.m. Seattle forces will join together to present an inspirational one-night-only benefit concert in support of greater equity and opportunities for youth, and access to the arts. This special evening will be hosted by Russell Wilson, conducted by Seattle Symphony Associate Conductor Pablo Rus Broseta, and will feature individual and collaborative performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Ciara, and the Seattle Symphony. All proceeds from the evening will directly support initiatives and programs of the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Equity Fund, Russell and Ciara’s Why Not You Foundation, and the Seattle Symphony. This unique event sprang from conversations between the artists and organizations as they explored fun and creative ways to come together in an effort to inspire and engage the greater community to support critical programs that are focused on youth, equity and access to the arts.





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