Seattle Symphony Announces Holiday Slate of Performances

By Logan Martell

The Seattle Symphony has announced its lineup of holiday concerts at Benaroya Hall.

This year marks the first time since 2019 that the symphony will perform its full suite of programs in person. Among the events is the tradition of Handel’s “Messiah” featuring soprano Nicole Cabell, contralto Sara Couden, tenor Steven Soph, bass Damien Geter, and the Seattle Symphony Chorale under the baton of Sofi Jeannin.

Performance Dates: Dec. 16, 17, and 18, 2022

Other highlights of the holiday season include Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9,” featuring soprano Laura Strickling, mezzo Mary Phillips, tenor Nicholas Phan, baritone Hadleigh Adams, and the chorale led by David Danzmayr.

Performance Dates: Dec. 28, 29, and 30, 2022

Closing out the year is the “New Year’s Eve Concert, Countdown & Party,” featuring the previous night’s soloists for the “choral” of “Symphony No. 9,” as well as Boulanger’s “Vieille priere bouddhique.”

Performance Date: Dec. 31, 2022