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Articles by Thomas May

Thomas May
Thomas May

Dausgaard and Seattle Symphony take on an early Sibelius epic

By , 04 June 2018
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Morlot and Seattle Symphony bring underrated Stravinsky to dazzling life

By , 27 April 2018
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Success and sustainability: The art of being a festival director

By , 27 April 2018
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A rousing reunion for Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

By , 11 February 2018
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Finding violin virtuosi of the future: Glen Kwok on the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

By , 22 December 2017
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Strange beauty: grandiosity and intimacy in Seattle Symphony's Grande messe des morts

By , 10 November 2017
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An evening of Mendelssohn and Schumann with the Seattle Symphony and Gidon Kremer

By , 16 October 2017
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Trying to rethink Madama Butterfly at Seattle Opera

By , 06 August 2017
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Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered: Alcina casts some surprising spells in Santa Fe

By , 30 July 2017
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Mahler's Fifth by way of Ligeti in Seattle

By , 25 June 2017
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Thomas Dausgaard and Seattle Symphony climb Strauss' magic mountain

By , 16 June 2017
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Changing of the guard: Jonathan Crow takes the reins at Toronto Summer Music Festival ... and celebrates his country’s 150th birthday

By , 02 June 2017
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A bold joint venture by Gidon Kremer and András Keller

By , 22 May 2017
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“More Light! More Light!” Morlot and the Seattle Symphony tackle Beethoven's Fifth

By , 24 March 2017
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Elgar's Dream a transformative experience at Seattle Symphony

By , 05 December 2016
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Learning to listen: Fallujah brings the Iraq War to the opera stage

By , 21 November 2016
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Hansel and Gretel at Seattle Opera: Laurent Pelly's cautionary fairy-tale

By , 17 October 2016
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The Joyce of Music: Seattle Symphony's opening night

By , 19 September 2016
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Fascinating rhythms: new music from Anna Clyne and classics by Gershwin and Beethoven make a stimulating mix at the SSO

By , 10 June 2016
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“It was a dark and stormy night”: Seattle Opera's intensely riveting Flying Dutchman explodes the cliches

By , 08 May 2016
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