Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra

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Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra
Origin Seattle, Washington, USA
Genres classical music
Years active 1944 (1944)

The Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra, hosted in Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Washington, United States is a member-controlled orchestra founded in 1944.[1][2]

The orchestra performs a minimum of four subscription concerts per season, in addition to outreach concerts and collaborations with other artistic organizations.[3][4][5] Under current (2003–present) Music Director Adam Stern,[6] the Philharmonic presents a broad spectrum of orchestral music, from standard repertoire to local, West Coast, U.S. and world premieres.[7][8][9]

The orchestra was given a brief mention in the Nickelodeon sitcom, iCarly, about a teenage girl who lives in Seattle in a massive apartment building. It was mentioned by the doorman's stalker ex-girlfriend, who buys tickets for the two of them to see a concert together in an effort to get them back together.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://seattlephil.org/orchestra/
  2. ^ "Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra". Seattle Symphony / Benaroya Hall. Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  3. ^ Compton, Tracey (19 October 2013). "Seattle Philharmonic plays Renton on Sunday". Renton Reporter. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  4. ^ Davila, Florangela (30 January 2014). "Super Bow: Seattle, Denver Philharmonics Face Off With Iconic Songs". KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest. KPLU 88.5. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  5. ^ Rinaldi, Ray Mark (30 January 2014). "Super Bowl rivalry turns into philharmonic face-off for Denver and Seattle". The Denver Post. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Stern named conductor of Seattle Philharmonic". Seattle P.I. 25 July 2003. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
  7. ^ Keogh, Tom (20 March 2010). "Seattle Philharmonic embraces Bruckner's 'big' symphony". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  8. ^ Borchert, Gavin (12 February 2008). "Seattle Philharmonic/Seattle Opera Young Artists". Seattle Weekly. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  9. ^ Keogh, Tom (20 January 2011). "Preview: Seattle Philharmonic stocks Meany concert with 'royalty'". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 30 April 2015.

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