Cellist Seth Parker Woods joins the Seattle Symphony and Associate Conductor Pablo Rus Broseta in a program full of color and drama at the Des Moines Beach Park Auditorium (22030 Cliff Ave S, Des Moines, WA 98198). Experience Shostakovich’s electrifying Two Pieces for String Octet, Ravel’s interpretation of the Jewish mourning song Kaddish, and the remarkable exploration into new colors and expressivity in British composer Rebecca Saunders’ Ire.
RSVP encouraged, but not required.
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.
Musical America’s “Artist of the Month: October 2017” and Strings Magazine cover artist, Seth Parker Woods has established himself as an in-demand soloist and chamber musician both in the Unitied States and throughout Europe and Asia. A fierce advocate for contemporary music and interdisciplinary arts, his collaborators have included: Basel Ballet, Berlin Staatsballet, Ictus Ensemble, Lucerne Festival, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Tate Modern, members of the Vermeer and Avalon quartets, Vanessa Beecroft, and Adam Pendleton.
Ire Concerto for Cello, Strings and Percussion
Kaddish from Deux mélodies hébraïques
The Seattle Symphony’s Family, School & Community programs are supported by 4Culture, Aetna Casualty & Surety, Alaska Airlines, Citi Community Capital, the Educational Legacy Fund, Hot Chocolate Fund, Moe and Susan Krabbe, the League of American Orchestras, Richard and Francine Loeb, Kjristine Lund, the Merriman Family, Music4Life, Music Works Northwest, the National Endowment for the Arts, Peach Foundation, the Peg and Rick Young Foundation, Seattle Pacific University, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle Symphony Volunteers, the Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Christine and Michel Suignard, Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation, Ten Grands Seattle, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, the U.S. Bank Foundation, UW Autism Center, Weill Music Institute, Wells Fargo Foundation, the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation, the Wyman Youth Trust, and individual contributions to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.