Music News

Seattle Symphony, Opera Musicians Give Strike Authorization

The musicians union will meet again today to discuss a projected 15 percent cut in compensation.

10/16/2012 By Laura Dannen


Amadeus Leopold Is Classical Music’s Great Mohawked Hope

The violin virtuoso finds as much inspiration in Freddie Mercury as Tchaikovsky and gives concerts that double as daring performance art.

08/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical News

Seattle Opera Expects Budget Shortfall, Cutbacks to 2014 Season

The company faces a $1 million deficit.

06/28/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical & More

TONIGHT: Opera on Tap at Blue Moon Tavern

Local divas celebrate the bar’s 78th anniversary with some of owner Gus’s favorite arias.

04/16/2012 By Laura Dannen

Ticket Deals

Seattle Symphony Sale: $25 Orchestra Seats Until March 22

Select shows include Bluebeard’s Castle and Marvin Hamlisch’s American Songbook.

03/20/2012 By Laura Dannen

The People's Diva

Opera on Tap: Tenors Do a Free Show Today at the Pink Door

Get there before 1pm for a seat and a panini.

03/19/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical & More

Video: Renée Fleming on How to Be a Diva

The world-class soprano visits Seattle this weekend. As a warmup, watch her give vocal tips to a nervous-looking college student.

03/14/2012 By Laura Dannen


Seattle Symphony Announces New Season

Hum along if you’ve heard these before.

01/25/2012 By Allison Williams


Pacific Northwest Ballet Premiere’s a New Quixote

Don Quixote makes its U.S. debut this month at Pacific Northwest Ballet.

01/25/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical & More

Lunch Break: Free Seattle Symphony Concert Today at City Hall

The show starts at 12:30.

01/25/2012 By Laura Dannen


The Vocal Stylings of Attila the Hun

He can sing, he can sack countries.

01/10/2012 By Laura Dannen

Classical and More

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Joshua Bell

The famed violinist is playing here next week. And he’s jealous of the Seahawks.

01/03/2012 By Allison Williams

Classical News

Introducing the Eastside’s Newest Orchestra

Members of the defunct Bellevue Philharmonic have found a new outlet.

12/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

Classical and More

The Fine Fiddling of Joshua Bell

But would you stop if you heard him on the street?

11/07/2011 By Allison Williams

Classical & More

The Sonic Evolution of Seattle Symphony

What’s that we hear? Chamber pop?

10/19/2011 By Laura Dannen

Classical & More

Seattle Chamber Music Gets an Update

The new Seattle Modern Orchestra is out to demystify modern chamber music.

01/28/2011 By Laura Dannen

Season Announcement

New Conductor, New Season for Seattle Symphony

Incoming maestro Ludovic Morlot introduces his debut lineup at Benaroya Hall.

01/19/2011 By Laura Dannen

Sports and Sonatas

Opera in the End Zone

Two legends-in-the-making rocked Qwest during the Seahawks-Saints game.

01/11/2011 By Laura Dannen

Classical Music News

Meet Seattle Symphony’s New Conductor

Young French conductor Ludovic Morlot greets the public Friday morning.

07/09/2010 By Laura Dannen

What's Opera, Doc?

TONIGHT: Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

Classic Looney Tunes cartoons screen to live accompaniment at Benaroya.

07/07/2010 By Laura Dannen