Declared “one of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen” by The New York Times, Sankai Juku weaves meticulous spellbinding movement with breathtaking visual spectacle to create deeply moving theatrical experiences.
The 2015-2016 Season
Oct 08, 2015
Critically acclaimed string quartet, ETHEL, continues its successful six-year collaboration with Native American flutist and three-time Grammy Award winner, Robert Mirabal, with this world premiere performance.
Oct 20, 2015
Jonathan Biss, whom The New Yorker describes as playing with “unerring sophistication,” made his New York Philharmonic debut in 2001 when he was 20 years old. Since then he has appeared with the foremost orchestras of North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Nov 04, 2015
The Danish String Quartet has established a reputation for possessing an integrated sound, impeccable intonation and judicious balance. With their technical and interpretive talents matched by an infectious joy for music-making and “rampaging energy” (The New Yorker), the quartet has been acclaimed as one of the “best quartets before the public today” (Washington Post).
Nov 12, 2015 - Nov 14, 2015
Akram Khan is known for his fusion of the classical Indian form of Kathak with contemporary dance. As a choreographer, he stages stark visual landscapes populated by witty or mysterious figures and explores the intersection of different cultures and creative disciplines.
Dec 01, 2015
Yulianna Avdeeva rose to fame when she won first prize in the Chopin Competition in 2010. She has since embarked on a world-class career and her artistic integrity is rapidly ensuring her a place among the most distinctive artists of her generation.
Dec 04, 2015
Celebrating almost 30 years together, this internationally beloved all-female vocal ensemble presents a very special concert program as part of their historic farewell tour, Anthology 25, featuring ancient, traditional and modern works from each of their 20 critically acclaimed recordings.
Dec 08, 2015
The world’s most famous living cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, returns to the Meany Hall stage for a solo recital. Ma has enjoyed a prolific career as both a soloist performing with orchestras around the world and as a recording artist. His 90 albums have received 17 Grammy Awards.
Jan 12, 2016
Well-known to Seattle audiences, Garrick Ohlsson returns to our Series for the 16th time. Although he has long been regarded as one of the world’s leading exponents of the music of Chopin, Ohlsson commands an enormous repertoire, which ranges over the entire piano literature.