Seattle Symphony receives $1.5 million gift

22 October 2020 75 views 0

The Friday Foundation has awarded the Seattle Symphony $1.5 million to establish The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Living Music Program, the orchestra announced: « Uniting audiences and fostering cultural exchange through an annual concert that features ambitious and innovative programming, The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Living Music Program will provide the vital support needed to present forward-thinking artistic programming each season as well as support the long-term strategic plans of the Symphony. »

One of nine organizations from the Seattle arts community that were selected to receive funds from the Friday Foundation, the Seattle Symphony plans to introduce The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Living Music Program with Tan Dun’s Buddha Passion, a cross-disciplinary cultural and musical presentation that melds eastern and western traditions.

Each season, The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Living Music Program will be tied to a specific concert that features an emerging artist, a work by a living composer or an iconic modernist work that has reshaped symphonic repertoire in a fundamental way.

resource: https://www.pizzicato.lu/seattle-symphony-receives-1-5-million-gift/

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