Thursday, April 25, 2024 @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm (PDT)
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The story of the heroic yet doomed 1912 Terra Nova Expedition to Antarctica, led by Captain Robert Scott, is told in readings from Scott's diary, original images from the journey by photographer Herbert Ponting and the boundless music of Vaughan Williams. Seattle favorite and newly appointed Principal Conductor of the New Zealand Symphony Gemma New joins us for this program of high-stakes drama.

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 Jennifer Bromagen, soprano

Hailed by the Tacoma News Tribune for her "shining coloratura and brilliant high notes," soprano Jennifer Bromagen enjoys performing on opera and concert stages throughout the Pacific Northwest. She has performed as La Contessa di Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro with Bellevue City Opera, with Puget Sound Concert Opera as the title role in Donizetti's Anna Bolena, and as the soprano soloist in Golijov's She Was Here with the Northwest Sinfonietta. Recently, Ms. Bromagen performed as the title role in Puget Sound Concert Opera's production of Manon, as well as The Queen of the Night in Vashon Opera's The Magic Flute, and with the Pacific Northwest Opera as Violetta in Verdi's La Traviata.

Ms. Bromagen was an Associate Artist in Residence with Cleveland Opera and performed on their main stage as the First Handmaiden in Turandot, Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, and as Edith in The Pirates of Penzance. She has also been seen in such roles as Fiorilla in Il Turco in Italia, Mimi in La Bohème, and Countess Adele in Le Comte Ory. She has been a featured soloist in concert halls, temples, and cathedrals throughout the U.S., performing classic solo concert works from Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Handel's Messiah, Mozart's Coronation Mass, Mendelssohn's Elijah, and Verdi's Requiem, as well as such contemporary works as Jenkins' Cantata Memoria and Arnesen's Wound in the Water. In the 2022-23 season, engagements include a return to Puget Sound Concert Opera as Amina in Bellini's La Sonnambula, as well as a return to Pacific Northwest Opera to perform Desdemona inVerdi's Otello.