Thalia Symphony Orchestra at Town Hall Seattle or Saint Mark's Cathedral (Up to Half Off)

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Storied symphony performs thematic concerts featuring Berlioz, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky

The Fine Print

Expires Apr 13th, 2014. Limit 8 per person. Redeem on day of show for a ticket at venue will call. Must show valid ID matching name provided at check-out at Venue. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Thalia Symphony Orchestra's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Valid only for 3 listed performances; not valid for "Verdi - Messa de Requiem". Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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The Deal

  • $30 for general admission tickets to three performances at the Thalia Symphony Orchestra (up to a $60 value). Struggle and TriumphPassion, Love, and Tragedy, and Fate: Beethoven's Fifth
  • Where: Town Hall Seattle and Saint Mark's Cathedral
  • Section: general admission
  • Door time: 30 minutes before showtime
  • Ticket values include all fees.
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Children 12 and younger are admitted for free.

Performances

  • For a night of stirring pieces by Berlioz, Saint-Saëns, and Shostakovich showcasing the skills of piano prodigy Anastasia Solomatina, see Struggle and Triumph on Sunday, November 17
  • For an evening featuring violinist Elisa Barston playing emotional works exploring love and pain—just in time for Valentine's Day—see Passion, Love, and Tragedy on Sunday, February 9
  • For a concert with cellist Eric Han and a charmingly straightforward title, see Fate: Beethoven's Fifth on Sunday, April 13

Thalia Symphony Orchestra

Thalia, one of the Greek muses said to inspire artists, must have paid Seattle a visit in 1949. That's when Mikael Scheremetiew—himself a violinist and conductor—established the Thalia Symphony Orchestra and named it for that mythic figure. Scheremetiew's wish was to give fellow local musicians another creative outlet, and it was more than granted. After a brief flirtation with opera, the organization devoted itself to music, and the aural tradition continues today.

The modern iteration of the orchestra, headed by new conductor Michael Miropolsky, features 80-plus instrumentalists, a core group frequently joined by noted soloists. The ensemble regularly performs unique concerts showcasing the work of composers united by common themes—a Tchaikovsky suite might share billing with a Dvorak symphony, while a Wagner overture could be accompanied by Schubert's latest remix. The orchestra's access to such a wide range of works is partially afforded by its Thalia Scheremetiew Library, one of the largest private music collections in the region.

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