Tuesday, May 7, 2024 @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm (PDT)

Explore the music of Seattle-based composer Ken Benshoof, longtime collaborator with the Kronos Quartet and members of the Seattle Symphony. Composed during a summer vacation in Iowa, Dvořák's twelfth string quartet drew inspiration from American folk music and birdsong.

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.