Saturday, April 20, 2024 @ 8:00pm – 9:30pm (PDT)
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Alisa Weilerstein plays the Seattle Symphony premiere of Lutosławski's Cello Concerto, a transcendent work composed in 1970. The trailblazing Shiyeon Sung, who has made headlines as the first female conductor from South Korea to reach the international stage, leads the orchestra through the program, which also includes Dvořák's luminous Sixth Symphony.

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.

About Shiyeon Sung, conductor

The South Korean conductor Shiyeon Sung is characterized by natural authority, her inspiring rehearsal approach, and consistently finds the right nuance between dynamic passion and level-headedness.