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Classical Music Preview

A Rare Performance of Handel’s 'Semele' in Seattle

Early music expertise meets an appreciation of cutting-edge stage direction in a joint production at UW.

  • By Thomas May
  • Published 05/15/2014
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Letter from New York

Seattle Symphony Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

Seatttle arts writer Thomas May follows SSO to New York for its East Coast premiere of John Luther Adams’s Pulitzer-winning 'Become Ocean.'

  • By Thomas May
  • Published 05/14/2014
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Accolades

Seattle Symphony Commission Wins the Pulitzer for Music

Become Ocean by John Luther Adams wins the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

  • By Thomas May
  • Published 04/14/2014
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Visual Art

Artistic Connections: Mark Tobey and Teng Baiye

Mark Tobey’s early friendship with Teng Baiye gives a glimpse into the mature work of the renowned painter of the Northwest School.

  • By Thomas May
  • Published 03/12/2014
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Classical Music Preview

Seattle Pro Musica Finds Light in the Darkness

A Lenten concert presents the local premiere of the haunting choral version of 'The Little Match Girl.'

  • By Thomas May
  • Published 03/06/2014
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On the Town

Ring Leader

Robert Spano, the internationally acclaimed music director of the Atlanta Symphony, in August leads the mighty opera The Ring, the Seattle Opera’s signature Wagner production.

  • By Thomas May
  • Published 07/14/2009
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Article

Dream Scream

Robert Lepage unveils a dark empire at Seattle Opera.

  • By Thomas May
  • Published 01/15/2009
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Article

50 Most Influential Musicians

Rock guitarists, jazz singers, folk pioneers, world-class cellists and more—these are the people who changed the sound of our lives.

  • By Steve Wiecking, Bart Blasengame, Peter Blecha, Gillian Gaar, Hannah Levin, Michaelangelo Matos, Thomas May, Kurt B. Reighley, Riz Rollins, and John Ross
  • Published 12/09/2008
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