Seattle Symphony sets Popular Culture lineup
May 26, 2009 · Updated 4:01 PM
Seattle Symphony has announced its Popular Culture series for the 2009–2010 Season.
Pop-rock showman Ben Folds will bring his melodic songwriting to Benaroya Hall on Oct. 20 and will be joined onstage by Seattle Symphony for the first time. Singer-songwriter and pianist Rufus Wainwright will make his Benaroya Hall debut on Nov. 8.
Max Raabe and Palast Orchester will perform hits from 1920s and ‘30s Weimar Germany, from torch songs to tangos, on Feb. 23. The all-sibling Irish-Canadian band Leahy closes out the series with a special St. Patrick’s Day performance on March 17.
All performances will take place in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium at Benaroya Hall.
Series subscriptions are now on sale and start at $64. Single tickets will be available starting Aug. 8.
More information is available at 206.215.4747.