Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm (PST)
Octave 9 at Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA, United States

Seth Parker Woods, cello

Monty Adkins – Winter Tendrils
Nathalie Joachim – The Race: 1915
Pierre Alexandre Tremblay – asinglewordisnotenough3 (invariant)
Frederick Gifford – Difficult Grace
Ryan Carter – New Work TBA
Freida Abtan – New Work TBA

Inspired by Dudley Randall’s poem Primitives, this interactive concert features five world premieres and one Seattle premiere by Monty Adkins, Nathalie Joachim, Pierre Alexandre Tremblay, Fredrick Gifford, Ryan Carter, and Freida Abtan. Difficult Grace showcases an array of visual art and music by some of today’s most imaginative storytellers.

About Seattle Symphony

Recognized as one of the “most vital American orchestras” (NPR), the Seattle Symphony is internationally acclaimed for its inventive programming, community-minded initiatives, and superb recordings on the Seattle Symphony Media label. With a strong commitment to new music and a legacy of over 150 recordings, the orchestra has garnered five Grammy Awards, 26 Grammy nominations, and two Emmy Awards, and was named Gramophone’s 2018 Orchestra of the Year. The Symphony performs in Benaroya Hall in the heart of downtown Seattle.

Octave 9 at Benaroya Hall

200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101
United States
(206) 215-4700