Explore timeless classics as the piano takes center stage! From Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3 to Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto, the Seattle Symphony’s 2017–2018 season is filled with the piano concertos you love, featuring such world-renowned pianists as Jeremy Denk, Kirill Gerstein, Benjamin Grosvenor, Lang Lang and more.

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Prokofiev Concerto Festival 1

Thursday, 18 January, 2018 7:30PM

We trace Prokofiev’s genius back to its first flourishes, when he was a standout student composer and pianist in Imperial Russia. These three breakthrough concertos reveal an emerging voice strong enough to weather the change on the global horizon.

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Prokofiev Concerto Festival 2

Friday, 19 January, 2018 8:00PM

Prokofiev’s rebel side comes alive in his early “Classical” Symphony. A piano concerto tailored to American audiences and a violin concerto born in France which shed light on the composer’s years of exile and his movement toward a “new simplicity.”

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Beethoven "Emperor" Concerto

Friday, 30 March, 2018 12:00PM

Jeremy Denk, one of America’s foremost pianists, performs Beethoven’s monumental “Emperor” Concerto, a work that represents a visionary composer with the insight and inspiration to understand his world and shape its future. John Luther Adams, the creator of Become Ocean, is back with the sequel to the work that took the classical music scene by storm and captured the admiration and imagination of millions. The legacy lives on in the world premiere of Become Desert.

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Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 Organ

Thursday, 28 June, 2018 7:30PM

Saint-Saëns’ astonishingly long career spanned from Beethoven to Stravinsky, which meant he was forever experimenting with new styles. This constant evolution shows through in his thrilling and majestic Third Symphony, which he himself acknowledged to be daunting to perform. Daunting or not, it’s a one-of-a-kind work that’s perfectly suited to Benaroya Hall with its famous and impressive organ!

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