Classical & More

Ludovic Morlot Will Leave Seattle Symphony in 2019

The Symphony's musical director and conductor ushered in an award-winning new era since his arrival in 2011.

04/24/2017 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: April 2017

Alec Baldwin brings his memoir to town, Sera Cahoone and the Maldives celebrate new albums, and Seattle Symphony musically explores Andy Warhol.

03/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Resist

Stream Seattle Symphony's Celebration of Music From the Muslim Ban Countries

'Music Beyond Borders: Voices From the Seven' highlights music from the countries cited in the POTUS's Muslim ban.

02/08/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Music Exchange Project's Angelo Rondello

The founder, director, and pianist for the new worldly music exchange program discusses the state of Seattle classical music.

02/02/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Year in Review

Met Recap: Seattle Arts and Entertainment in 2016

A look back at our favorite cultural moments of the year.

12/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fall Arts!

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: Fall 2016

A season’s worth of must-see events for every personality type.

09/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: September 2016

The Monkees find new life, Seattle Symphony kicks off the new season with Joyce DiDonato, and Gad Elmaleh tries his hand at English standup comedy.

08/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Eric Neuville

The Seattle Opera singer discusses how 'The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory' is kind of like a Pixar movie.

08/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

The Music of 'Game of Thrones' Heads to KeyArena

Take a sonic journey through Westeros with 'GoT' composer Ramin Djawadi.

08/08/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Feature

Seattle Summer Arts Guide 2016

Make the most of the season with these tasty cultural pairings.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

Seattle Spring Arts Guide 2016

From SIFF to Sasquatch!, here's your guide to the season's hottest tickets in Seattle.

03/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Aidan Lang

The company's general director discusses the farce of 'The Marraige of Figaro' and fighting against operatic stereotypes.

01/13/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Classical and More

Seattle Symphony Launches New Piano Competition

See world class pianists perform for free this week.

09/14/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle July 2015

Outdoor music from the Decemberists and West Seattle Summer Fest, summer nights with Grease, and new nerdy fiction from Ernest Cline.

07/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2015

Carla Körbes takes her final bow with PNB, EMP showcases the animation legacy of Looney Tunes’ Chuck Jones, and Seattle Symphony plays Fantasia.

06/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Men's Chorus's Dennis Coleman

The departing artistic director discusses the emotional weight and importance of SMC's Legacy.

03/16/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music News

Seattle Symphony Wins Its First Grammy

John Luther Adams's 'Become Ocean' took home the trophy for Best Contemporary Classical Composition.

02/09/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local(ish) Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Greer Grimsley

The frequent Seattle Opera star discusses 'Tosca,' his favorite roles, and dispelling operatic stereotypes.

01/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

A Look Back

Met Recap: Seattle Arts and Entertainment in 2014

A year's worth of highlights, oddities, and sad goodbyes

12/30/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

'Tis the Season

Christmas and Holiday Event Guide 2014

A roundup of the city's festive concerts, theater, dance, and more.

11/20/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld