Tag Archives: Seattle Symphony

Flutist Demarre McGill solos in Marc-André Dalbavie's "Flute Concerto" on April 18, 2019, with the Seattle Symphony, Ludovec Morlot conducting. It's one of four works by Dalbavie featured on the Seattle Symphony's latest CD. (credit: James Holt)

CD Review: Marc-André Dalbavie’s “La source d’un regard” and three concertos, Seattle Symphony

Melinda Bargreen | 15 AUG 2019 Ludovic Morlot’s eight seasons as Seattle Symphony music director (2011-19) will likely be remembered for two important repertoire directions: premieres by the American composer John Luther Adams (“Become Ocean,” “Become Desert”), and contemporary […]

John Luther Adams, composer of "Become Desert." (source: YouTube)

CD/DVD Review: John Luther Adams’ “Become Desert”

Melinda Bargreen | 9 JUL 2019 First there was Become River, a 16-minute John Luther Adams chamber work commissioned by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Then there was Become Ocean, Adams’ soundscape of swirling waves and surging seas, premiered […]

Aaron Jay Kernis

Among 2019 Classical Grammys, Violin Concerto of Aaron Jay Kernis walks away with two

Mark Gresham | 11 FEB 2019 The biggest names in the music industry gathered yesterday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for the 61st Annual Grammy® Awards. Of the awards announced in 30 fields and 84 categories, a […]