French conductor Ludovic Morlot is Music Director of the Seattle Symphony. 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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Praise for the Seattle Symphony’s Spring Concerts

12th April, 2018

Praise for the Seattle Symphony’s Spring Concerts

“Morlot controlled his huge performing forces with subdued fervour, here and in a follow-up reading of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2, notable for its granitic pacing and attention to instrumental detail.” – Financial Times

“Mr. Morlot’s affection for [Become Desert]’s expressive richness came through clearly. Though the piece doesn’t advertise its complexity, it’s easy to imagine a performance of such airily arranged music seeming scattered or listless. The Seattle Symphony never sounded at a loss, though. The audience allowed the piece’s concluding return toward spareness to ring out fully before charging in with enthusiastic applause.”
 The New York Times

“In the seldom-heard “Oceanides,” Morlot and his players colorfully evoked the legendary sea creatures of the title, with the wind soloists as the seabirds and the low strings providing the rolling waves.” – The Seattle Times

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WATCH: LUDOVIC MORLOT CONDUCTS SIBELIUS

Ludovic Morlot leads the Seattle Symphony in Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2, “Allegro moderato”