Los Angeles Philharmonic: 24 July 2016
Ludovic Morlot | Photo: Chris Lee
Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot guest conducts Beethoven's Violin Concerto, with soloist Sergey Khachatryan, and Pulitzer Prize winning music by John Luther Adams.
Conductor: Ludovic Morlot
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
Soloist: Sergey Khachatryan, violin
John Luther Adams: Become Ocean
John Luther Adams is a composer living in Alaska, whose "life and work are deeply rooted in the natural world." His palindromic orchestral meditation on the melting of the ice caps was premiered and recorded by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra under Music Director Ludovic Morlot, winning the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Music and the 2015 Grammy for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.