Photos by Brandon Patoc

A NIGHT LIKE NO OTHER

Club Ludo was one spectacular night of music at the Chihuly Boathouse! The event on June 9, 2017 featured performances by Seattle Symphony musicians Evan Anderson, Natasha Bazhanov, Brittany Boulding Breeden, Nathan Chan, Artur Girsky, Eric Han, Eric Jacobs, Sayaka Kokubo, Mae Lin, Meeka Quan DiLorenzo and John Turman that were a virtuosic showcase.

Guests also enjoyed an intimate recital by renowned Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto that was captivating from start to finish. The Seattleites, featuring the Symphony’s own Joseph Kaufman and Alexander White, transformed the glassblowing studio into a dance party, and KEXP DJ Michele Myers kept the party going long into the night!

Thank you to everyone who attended this annual summer fundraiser for helping to raise $200,000 in support of the Symphony’s education and community programs, providing generous funding for programs that enrich the lives of people of all ages and backgrounds.

Special thanks to the Club Ludo event committee, the many individuals and companies who donated auction items, and the incredible sponsors who helped make Club Ludo a success.

PHOTOS: 1 The Seattleites turned the hotshop into a dance floor 2 Finnish violin virtuoso Pekka Kuusisto thrilled the audience with his unique repertoire 3 Attendees raised their paddles in support of the Symphony’s community and education programs 4 Board Chair Leslie Jackson Chihuly and Club Ludo Committee Chair Tiffany Moss 5 Seattle Symphony Cello Nathan Chan performing a pop-up recital 6 Seattle Symphony Principal Percussion Michael A. Werner, Assistant Principal Timpani Matthew Decker, Board Chair Leslie Jackson Chihuly, George Osborne and Principal Harp Valerie Muzzolini Gordon

Originally published in the September 2017 Encore concert program.


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