Saturday, February 5, 2022 @ 8:00pm – 10:00pm (PST)
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The Seattle Symphony shines a spotlight on the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius with the composer’s impressive First Symphony. Sibelius wrote perhaps the greatest ‘First’ ever — packed with transcendent soundscapes. A new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid responds to Sibelius, and Garrick Ohlsson performs Rachmaninov’s bravura Rhapsody.

Attending in person: The Seattle Symphony and Benaroya Hall will require all event attendees to provide proof of full vaccinations (or a negative COVID-19 test) and to wear masks inside the venue regardless of vaccination status. Visit for more information on our safety measures.

Pre-concert Talk presented one hour prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase. Pre-concert Talk for February 3 & 5: "Beginnings and Renewals" with Claudia Jensen, Affiliate faculty at the University of Washington Slavic Department.