Come feast upon this musical extravaganza, starting with the exuberant mischief and flamenco flair of Manuel de Falla’s The Three-Cornered Hat. In the deliciously indulgent Carmina burana, Carl Orff serves up a thunderous paean to food, drink and love.
Pre-concert Talk presented one hour prior to each performance. Free with ticket purchase.
Ask the Artist
Ask the Artist to follow the Thursday night concert. Free with ticket purchase
1 hour, 58 minutes
1 hour, 30 minutes prior to performance
S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium - Benaroya Hall
Pablo Rus Broseta is Associate Conductor of the Seattle Symphony, having originally been appointed Assistant Conductor in 2015. During the 2017–2018 season, he leads the Seattle Symphony in a wide variety of concerts, including an all-Russian program with pianist Beatrice Rana, Carmina burana and a festival of Prokofiev concertos.
The versatility of soprano Raquel Lojendio has enabled her to build up an extensive repertoire, which spans composers as diverse as Bach, Mozart, Stravinsky, Verdi, Shostakovich or Wagner. She has worked with conductors such as Sir Neville Marriner, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Juanjo Mena, Jun Märkl, Antoni Wit, Jesús López Cobos, Guillermo García Calvo, Víctor Pablo Pérez, Jiri Kout, Edmon Colomer and Vasily Petrenko.
Hailed by the Seattle Times as “almost superhuman in musical effect”, Mr. Hauck maintains a busy and eclectic career, often specializing in sacred oratorio. Because of this life-long exposure to music as a “mother tongue”, Mr. Hauck has developed a reputation as a consummate musician, and he has stepped in frequently to learn new roles and music on short notice, and is frequently noted for his expressive capabilities in delivering the text of a song.
American baritone Jarrett Ott was recently named one of twenty-five “Rising Stars” by Opera News, who described his voice as having an, “often ravishing, airy vocal finish…he brought the testing role not only lovely, Pelléas-like sound but a deep investment in the words.” An avid recitalist and concert artist, Mr. Ott spent two seasons as a young artist at Marlboro Music and has made debuts with the New York Choral Society and the Bucks County Choral Society. Jarrett Ott is based in New York City and received his master’s degree at the Curtis Institute of Music, studying with baritone Randall Scarlata, as well as Marlena Kleinman Malas.
The Northwest Boychoir’s musical sophistication, rich tonal quality, and dedication to exacting performance have established its reputation as one of the nation’s premier boychoirs.
The Seattle Symphony Chorale serves as the official chorus of the Seattle Symphony. Over its past four decades, the Chorale has grown in artistry and stature, establishing itself as a highly respected ensemble.