Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 4–6

A West Seattle fashion show, a Rainier beer festival, and Bugs Bunny at Benaroya.

10/04/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

The Directors

What Do New Directors Mean for Seattle's Artistic Future?

Seattle Art Museum, Symphony, and Opera all get new leaders this season.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

AUTUMN HAPPENINGS

A Guide to Seattle’s Arts Scene This Fall

From a trio of new directors to a self-reflexive musical’s take on Jane Austen, autumn is for the arts.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Final Encore

Seattle Symphony Conductor Ludovic Morlot Goes Out with a Bang

The music director closes his eighth and final season at the front of Seattle Symphony this week.

06/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

10 Seattle Events to Catch This June

Our conductor says farewell, Tacocat’s back, and Hannah Gadsby follows up Nanette.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do April 19–21

South Asian dance takes over at ACT, Seattle Symphony loosens its bow tie, and David Byrne's directing effort hits NWFF.

04/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

24/7 Symphony

Octave 9 Is Another Symphonic World

Seattle Symphony's 24-hour Contemporary Music Marathon showcases new tech in a new performance space.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Season Preview

Spring Arts 2019

The events to look for this March, April, and May—from stadium-size concerts to small (but significant!) art shows.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Awards Season

A Seattle-Centric Grammy Guide 2019

Local artists—Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, Alice in Chains—are up for a heap of awards. Here’s where to watch and what to watch for.

02/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Shutdown Upside

Furloughed Federal Workers Can Get into the Symphony and Opera for Free

Today, Seattle Opera got on board with the giveaway Seattle Symphony announced yesterday.

01/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

History Lessons

Crash Course: A Century of Seattle Music

From prohibition jazz to garage rock in a castle to hip-hop's new guard.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work November 5–8

A concert tracking the slave trade through music, a study in Seattle’s evolving landscape, and a dance show for the 80s kids.

11/05/2018 By Aly Brady

Bravo Bravo Bravo

Seattle Symphony Wins Orchestra of the Year

Gramophone selected our symphony as its first-ever international Orchestra of the Year.

09/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bravo!

Seattle Symphony Is Nominated for Orchestra of the Year

Gramphone chose Seattle Symphony as one of eight international symphonies up for its award.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Ciara, and the Seattle Symphony Team Up for a Benefit Concert Hosted by Russell Wilson

This one-night-only performance will raise money for youth social equity programs and improved access to the arts.

02/06/2018 By Darren Davis

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

Seattle Symphony

Slide Show: Seattle Symphony Opening Night Gala

Music Director Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony opened the 2016–2017 season with a spectacular concert featuring the captivating mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.

09/18/2016

Seattle Symphony

Slide Show: The Seattle Symphony’s Club Ludo 2016

Club Ludo, the Seattle Symphony’s summer party at the Chihuly Boathouse, was one unforgettable evening, with intimate performances by world-renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Seattle Symphony musicians, a soulful set by the Grace Love Band

06/19/2016