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‘Routes of Slavery’ preserves humanity

Created by Spanish viol player Jordi Savall, this multicultural touring concert brings together artists and instruments from Europe, Africa and the Americas to illustrate the tragedy of the slave trade and to honor the humanity of its victims.

2018 Fall Arts Guide

Our picks for more than two dozen of the season's most compelling shows, plus Q&As with five leading local artists.

‘Lily/LUNG’ creates space with sound

Kin of the Moon and Karin Stevens Dance present two electroacoustic works about transformation and creation.

Meet the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Award Winners: Karen P. Thomas

The conductor, composer and Seattle Pro Musica artistic director believes every voice should be heard.

The Westerlies Blow West

On May 23, the Seattle-bred, New York-based brass quartet returns to its roots at the Royal Room.

On Loving the Muse and Family

In a new work running this weekend at On the Boards, Evan Flory-Barnes re-tunes the late-night variety show.

Lisa Prank: Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, One-Woman Show

Lisa Prank started as a tag Robin Edwards wrote on bathroom stalls while on tour with other bands.

Seven Ways to Hear Handel’s ‘Messiah’ this Season

Garfield High School's orchestra, baroque singers, opera singers, singalongs, choirs, an all mandolin-version...which one is for you?

Salon Concerts for the 21st Century

With their flexible format and relaxed vibe, classical house concerts can catalyze meaningful conversation and musical innovation, and welcome classical converts.

Berlioz’s Mass of the Dead Comes to Life

Berlioz’s Requiem was revolutionary for its time—ambitious in scope, earth-shaking in intensity and innovative in orchestration and color. The Seattle Symphony and Chorale perform it Nov. 9 and Nov. 11.

Emerald City Music: Not Even the Wind…

A world premiere from John Luther Adams launches an impressive second season.