Gavin Borchert

Paranoia as Art, a Big Ass Music Festival, and a Different Kind of Nordic Mythology
Paranoia as Art, a Big Ass Music Festival, and a Different Kind of Nordic Mythology

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
Hari Kondabolu Plays the Neptune, Donald Byrd Takes on Tchaikovsky, and Annie Leibovitz Captures the Zeitgeist
Hari Kondabolu Plays the Neptune, Donald Byrd Takes on Tchaikovsky, and Annie Leibovitz Captures the Zeitgeist
A Musical Murder Mystery, a Gold Star Father, and a Charlie Brown Christmas
A Musical Murder Mystery, a Gold Star Father, and a Charlie Brown Christmas
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

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

On screen and stage.

Where to See ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in Seattle
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
Beauty by Tlinglit, Labor Strife Set to Music, and a Cinematic Tour of the Pacific Northwest
Beauty by Tlinglit, Labor Strife Set to Music, and a Cinematic Tour of the Pacific Northwest
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

A Full Week of Freak

The best of Seattle’s Halloween events.

A Full Week of Freak
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

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

Suddenly, the Seattle Symphony Chooses Ludovic Morlot’s Successor
A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument

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.

A Local Jazz Pro Electrifies an Obscure, 14-String Baroque Instrument
Photo by Erik Stuhaug

Jane Austen’s Song of Regret

Her bittersweet romance is translated to the stage.

Photo by Erik Stuhaug