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

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2014

A Tony-winning play, a Newbery-winning book, and Macklemore’s pals release competing albums.

10/01/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Classical & More

Seattle Symphony Opens the 2014–15 Season with a Parisian Gala

Ludovic Morlot leads SSO in a celebration of his homeland's music

09/10/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met PIcks

The Top Things to See or Do in August

The Seahawks return to the gridiron, Bumbershoot’s main stage goes outdoors, and boats battle in Lake Washington.

08/05/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

On the Town

Seattle Summer Outdoor Calendar 2014

Your guide to sizzling summer nights.

07/02/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2014

NAAM picks a perfect ’fro, Eugene Mirman searches for weird laughs, and Fremont Fair gets musical.

06/01/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Opera's Speight Jenkins

The opera's longtime general director preps to oversee his final performance.

04/23/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Season Announcement

UW World Series Unveils Its 2014–15 Lineup

The university once again offers a diverse slate of international music and dance.

03/12/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.'

03/06/2014 By Thomas May

Winter in the City

Seattle Holiday Event Guide 2013

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

11/20/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Classical & More

Kronos Quartet Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

Kronos Quartet, still innovating 40 years on, pairs with Degenerate Art Ensemble.

11/11/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

One ‘Ring’ to Rule Them All

Seattle Opera revives its Northwest-inspired cycle of Wagner’s The Ring.

08/01/2013 By Laura Dannen

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with James Ehnes

Seattle Chamber Music Society's artistic director and star performer chats about the 2013 Summer Festival.

06/26/2013 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld

Classical News

Seattle Symphony and Opera Musicians Approve New Contracts

The orchestra will do more with less in the short term.

05/14/2013 By Laura Dannen

Classical Review

The Sounds of Spring: 'Apollo e Dafne'

Pacific MusicWorks reinvigorates Handel's 18th-century cantata.

04/10/2013 By Sheila Farr

Season Announcement

Seattle Opera's 50th Anniversary Season Delivers 'Tales of Hoffmann' and a Premiere

Despite projected cutbacks to the 2013-14 season, there's much to celebrate.

01/29/2013 By Laura Dannen

Classical & More

Seattle Symphony Announces 2013–14 Season

Virtuoso pianist Lang Lang joins for opening night; Sir Mix-a-Lot guests for Sonic Evolution.

01/22/2013 By Laura Dannen

Fall Arts Preview

Star Anna Makes Her Benaroya Hall Debut

It's a not-so-average night at the symphony with the local rocker and music inspired by Alice in Chains, Yes, and Blue Scholars.

10/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical Music News

Contract Extended for Seattle Symphony, Opera Musicians

The musicians' union now has until January 31 to negotiate a proposed 15 percent pay cut.

10/22/2012 By Laura Dannen