French conductor Ludovic Morlot holds dual positions as Music Director of the Seattle Symphony and Chief Conductor of La Monnaie ¦ De Munt opera house in Brussels, Belgium. Read on to learn about his upcoming performance schedule, explore a range of video and audio samples, and hear the latest news about his performances and recordings.

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New York Times: 10 Best Classical Music Events of 2014

11th December, 2014

New York Times: 10 Best Classical Music Events of 2014

Seattle Symphony, Carnegie Hall 
Over four years, the Spring for Music festival brought major and regional orchestras to Carnegie Hall for a weeklong series….The standout was the Seattle Symphony, thriving under its dynamic music director, Ludovic Morlot. The program offered John Luther Adams’s mesmerizing “Become Ocean,” a 40-minute work that evokes the sea; Varèse’s “Déserts”; and, another oceanic piece, Debussy’s “La Mer.” The performances were spectacular.”

11 December 2014
Anthony Tommasini / New York Times

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LUDOVIC MORLOT AND MIKE MCCREADY TEAM UP FOR SONIC EVOLUTION

On January 30, 2015, the Seattle Symphony presents Sonic Evolution. This annual event that celebrates Seattle’s reputation as a launching pad for some of the most creative musicians on the popular music scene with an evening of world premieres and dynamic collaborations. Join Art Zone’s Nancy Guppy for a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process between Ludovic Morlot and one of this year’s composers: Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready.

 

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