Layla and Majnun is an original dance and live music production based on an ancient Persian tale well known in the Islamic world and the subject of its first opera, by composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli.
The 2016-2017 Season
Oct 06, 2016 - Oct 08, 2016
Nov 10, 2016 - Nov 12, 2016
Hailed as “a master of visual composition” by Dance Magazine, Jessica Lang, the recipient of a 2014 Bessie Award, seamlessly incorporates striking design elements and transforms classical ballet language into artfully crafted, emotionally engaging contemporary
Feb 16, 2017 - Feb 18, 2017
The first professional company dedicated to stepping—a dance form that originated with African American sororities and fraternities—Step Afrika! makes its Seattle debut with The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence.
Nov 15, 2016
North America’s premier wind quintet, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally important programming, adventurous collaborations and ins
Mar 11, 2017
Lauded by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the world’s top baroque orchestras,” Canada’s award-winning period instrument ensemble, Tafelmusik, is known around the world for its creative, innovative new contexts for the performance of baroque an
Apr 21, 2017
Long-time friends of ours, the Emerson String Quartet has accumulated an unparalleled list of achievements over three decades: more than 30 acclaimed recordings, nine Grammys, three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize and Musical Am
May 16, 2017
The multifaceted Soviet-born, Israeli pianist Kirill Gerstein has rapidly ascended into classical music’s highest ranks, with a masterful technique, discerning intelligence and a musical curiosity that has led him to explore repertoire spanning centur
Dec 15, 2016
Multiple Grammy Award-winning violinist Mark O’Connor is joined by members of his family for an unforgettable evening of music from his album, An Appalachian Christmas.