Sunday, February 13, 2022 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm (EST)
Online event

Free 30-minute Pre-Concert Recital begins at 2pm in the Nordstrom Recital Hall. Box Office and Nordstrom Lobby will open at 1:30pm.

Concert will be live-streamed at the time of performance. On-Demand access of this concert is available February 13-28, 2022 and can be purchased separately.

COVID-19 Protocol: Masks are required at all times regardless of vaccination status. For entry you must show proof of a completed vaccine, a negative PCR test conducted within 48 hours, or a negative Rapid test conducted within 24 hours of the concert. NO EXCEPTIONS.

About Efe Baltacıgil, cello

Principal Cello of the Grammy-winning Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Turkey’s String Player of the Year, 2013, and awardee of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Mr. Baltacıgil is lauded for his risk-taking, passionate performances that immediately capture the heart and imagination.

Recipient of the Peter Jay Sharp Prize, the Washington Performing Arts Society Prize, and first prize in concerto competitions of Istanbul, New York, and the Allentown, Pennsylvania Schadt String Competition, Baltacıgil experienced early acclaim as winner of the 2005 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Recipient of a bachelor’s degree from the Mimar Sinan University Conservatory in Istanbul and an artist diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music, Efe began his professional career in the United States as Associate Principal Cello of the Philadelphia Orchestra before joining the Seattle Symphony as Principal Cello in 2011.