Gavin Borchert

Pick List: ‘PYLON III,’ Diet Cig, ‘Susanna’s Secret’

This week’s best events.

Pick List: Crosscut Festival, ‘Mamma Mia!,’ and First Thursday

The week’s best events.

Seattle Symphony Gets a Thrilling Taste of Its Future Music Director

There’s reason to be excited after Thomas Dausgaard’s presentation of Brahms.

A scene from the documentary <em>Purple </em><em>Dreams</em>, one of the Children’s Film Festival’s most acclaimed offerings. It screens on Sun., Jan. 28 at 3 p.m.
A scene from the documentary <em>Purple </em><em>Dreams</em>, one of the Children’s Film Festival’s most acclaimed offerings. It screens on Sun., Jan. 28 at 3 p.m.
Isobella Bloom ­plays Zuzanna, one of your guides through the world of <em>Bohemia</em>. Photo by John Cornicello

Bohemia, Straight White Men, and Spontaneous Combustion

The week’s best events.

Isobella Bloom ­plays Zuzanna, one of your guides through the world of <em>Bohemia</em>. Photo by John Cornicello
Tuomas Katajala, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Marina Costa-Jackson, Craig Verm, and Laura Tatulescu (left to right) in <em>Così fan tutte</em>. Photo by Philip Newton

Seattle Opera’s Latest Take on Mozart Trades Cheap Laughs for Real Depth

A lust for cheap laughs leaves the master composer’s depths unplumbed.

Tuomas Katajala, Ginger Costa-Jackson, Marina Costa-Jackson, Craig Verm, and Laura Tatulescu (left to right) in <em>Così fan tutte</em>. Photo by Philip Newton

Seattle Opera Announces Its 2018-19 Season

And it’s pretty intriguing: The Gershwins’® Porgy and Bess℠, August 11–25, 2018 Benjamin Britten, The Turn of the Screw, October 13-27, 2018 Giuseppe Verdi, Il… Continue reading

The New Year’s Garbage Bash moves to Conor Byrne and brings along Honcho Poncho. Courtesy of the band

Your Guide to New Year’s Eve in Seattle

Fill your weekend with folly and frivolity and music for every taste as we ring in 2018.

The New Year’s Garbage Bash moves to Conor Byrne and brings along Honcho Poncho. Courtesy of the band
The Quince Ensemble brings avant-vocal music to Cornish College on Saturday.

Classical Goes Contemporary for the Holiday Season

Just in case you are sick of all that caroling.

The Quince Ensemble brings avant-vocal music to Cornish College on Saturday.

Where to See ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in Seattle

On screen and stage.

Peggy Platt (front) and Lisa Koch (second from rear) bring their platter of holiday treats back to ACT, Nov. 30–Dec. 17. Photo by Chris Bennion
Peggy Platt (front) and Lisa Koch (second from rear) bring their platter of holiday treats back to ACT, Nov. 30–Dec. 17. Photo by Chris Bennion
Photo by Angela Sterling

PNB’s Pit Boss Prepares for ‘The Nutcracker’

A relative rookie, the veteran concertmaster has methods for the holiday madness.

Photo by Angela Sterling
Murray and Vogler. Photo by Peter Rigaud
Murray and Vogler. Photo by Peter Rigaud
Kinney and his alter ego. Photo by Antonio Zazueta Olmos
Kinney and his alter ego. Photo by Antonio Zazueta Olmos
Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer hit the Moore for the YQY Comedy Tour on Saturday. Photo by Mindy Tucker
Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer hit the Moore for the YQY Comedy Tour on Saturday. Photo by Mindy Tucker