Seattle Symphony to give free community concert in Shoreline

Friday, January 17, 2014

Photo courtesy of the Office of Arts and Culture


Tuesday, January 21 at 7pm, Side-by-Side with Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra, Stilian Kirov, conductor; Gerry Marsh, conductor, Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony

From January to May, the Seattle Symphony will perform three free Community Concerts in and around Seattle. These concerts are part of the Symphony’s ongoing commitment to broaden community accessibility to cultural programming, breaking down financial or geographic barriers.  

Concerts will take place at the Shorecrest Performing Arts Center at 7pm on Tuesday, January 21 and Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion at 2 p.m. on May 18.  In addition, the orchestra continues its annual tradition of performing a free lunchtime concert at Seattle City Hall at 12 noon on Friday, January 24. 

“At the Seattle Symphony, we are committed to bringing the joy of music to the widest audience possible, and our free Community Concerts are a fantastic way for us to do this,” says Executive Director Simon Woods. “It is a pleasure to be able to make new friends and connect with new audiences across our region.” 

Admission to all Community Concerts is free and tickets are not required.

The concert on January 21 at the Shore crest Performing Arts Center features the Seattle Symphony performing Side-by-Side with the Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra.

This concert is presented as part of the Seattle Symphony’s Family, School and Community programs, which are supported by Seattle Office of Arts and Culture, 4Culture and ArtsWA, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation, The Clowes Fund, Inc., Elizabeth McGraw Foundation, Fales Foundation Trust, Peach Foundation, Peg and Rick Young Foundation, The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, Ten Grands Seattle, Wyman Youth Trust and donations to the Seattle Symphony Annual Fund.

                                                           

1 comments:

Anonymous,  January 18, 2014 at 1:31 PM  

Excellent! Now I have something great to do with my kids.

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