Arts and Entertainment

Seattle Symphony sets Popular Culture lineup

Seattle Symphony has announced its Popular Culture series for the 2009–2010 Season.

Pop-rock showman Ben Folds will bring his melodic songwriting to Benaroya Hall on Oct. 20 and will be joined onstage by Seattle Symphony for the first time. Singer-songwriter and pianist Rufus Wainwright will make his Benaroya Hall debut on Nov. 8.

Max Raabe and Palast Orchester will perform hits from 1920s and ‘30s Weimar Germany, from torch songs to tangos, on Feb. 23. The all-sibling Irish-Canadian band Leahy closes out the series with a special St. Patrick’s Day performance on March 17.

All performances will take place in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall.

Series subscriptions are now on sale and start at $64. Single tickets will be available starting Aug. 8.

More information is available at 206.215.4747.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.
blog comments powered by Disqus

Read the Nov 21
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates