Gavin Borchert

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
Blood and Black Lace opens Northwest Film Forum’s eight-film salute to giallo, European horror films art-directed to within an inch of their lives.
Blood and Black Lace opens Northwest Film Forum’s eight-film salute to giallo, European horror films art-directed to within an inch of their lives.

A Full Week of Freak

The best of Seattle’s Halloween events.

Mary Lou Williams. Courtesy of Paradox Films
Mary Lou Williams. Courtesy of Paradox Films
Photo by Jacob Lucas

At Seattle Opera, the Whole Crew Cuts Up in a Colorful ‘Barber’

Expert singing in a staging that’s a shade tone-deaf.

Photo by Jacob Lucas

Suddenly, the Seattle Symphony Chooses Ludovic Morlot’s Successor

When in 2010 Morlot was tapped to follow Gerard Schwarz’s 26-year tenure, he was largely an unknown quantity: He’d guest-conducted here twice, but the second… Continue reading

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument

You maybe haven’t heard of the theorbo, but you definitely haven’t heard it plugged in.

Jane Austen’s Song of Regret

Her bittersweet romance is translated to the stage.

Seattle Symphony Conductor Ludovic Morlot Announces He’ll Step Down in 2019

Seems like he just got here. In an announcement posted on the Seattle Symphony’s website this morning, music director Ludovic Morlot says he’ll step away… Continue reading

Seattle Opera’s Stark American Tragedy

A Czech opera is transported from Russia to Cascadia, making its villain even more chilling.

The 5th Avenue’s “Pajama Game” Is Steaming Hot

How did they get away with this in 1954?

Arvo Pärt: Timeless to Me

At 81, the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt walks his own quiet path, but has captivated the world into following him.

Seattle Opera Leaves Verdi Unsettled

Times are tough all over. Ever since the ex-courtesan Violetta, whose story Verdi tells in La traviata, moved in with her admirer Alfredo, she’s brought… Continue reading

‘The Little Match Girl Passion’ Is a Bleak Counterpart To Seasonal Favorites

ArtsWest’s live choir and dance adaptation of the fairy tale follows a child’s Christmas in hell.

The Sounders’ Are-You-F***ing-Kidding-Me Season: A Timeline

It was the best of seasons, it was the worst of seasons. But on Saturday, it could become the best ever.

Pushing Bach Against Trump

A Cornish faculty cellist’s next performance will double as protest.