Schubert Unfinished Symphony

The much sought-after Thomas Zehetmair conducts and solos in this program where Haydn and Schubert plumb the depths of somber angst and passion, while Mozart and Pärt lift the violin to transcendent, rapturous heights. These sublime compositions demonstrate the emotional range of pure music from across the centuries.

Masterworks

Dates and Tickets

  • 1 Mar (Thu) 2018 7:30PM
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  • 3 Mar (Sat) 2018 8:00PM
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  • 4 Mar (Sun) 2018 2:00PM
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Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert Talk presented one hour prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase.

Running time

1 hour, 42 minutes

Doors open

1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance

Location

S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall

Performers

Thomas Zehetmair

Conductor and Violin

Thomas Zehetmair enjoys widespread international acclaim not only as a violinist, but also a conductor and chamber musician making him one of the most prominent artist personalities of present day. His international career as a conductor is defined primarily by his position as Artistic Partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, USA as well as Principle Conductor of the Musikkollegium Winterthur.

Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.

Program

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Joseph Haydn

Symphony No. 49, “La passione”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major

Arvo Pärt

Fratres

Franz Schubert

Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished”

Sponsors

Thomas Zehetmair’s performances are generously underwritten by Dana and Ned Laird

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