'Tis the Season

5 Holiday Events You Shouldn't Miss

Two takes on 'The Nutcracker', RuPaul alums, and Deck the Hall Ball’s knockout lineup.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Party of Many

Brandi Carlile Brings Her Subversive Pop to the Seattle Symphony

The singer caps off a wild year with a trio of concerts at Benaroya Hall.

11/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 15–17

Jim Jefferies brings laughter to the Paramount, Cthulhu goes on stage, and a chamber ensemble delves into Beethoven's ghostliest.

11/15/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do November 8–10

School bus improv, a Tolkien deep dive, and blockbusters at Benaroya.

11/08/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Ryan Phelan

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