SEATTLE SYMPHONY OFFERS FREE TICKETS TO FURLOUGHED FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES FOR REMAINING CONCERTS THROUGH JUNE 2019
OFFER INCLUDES UP TO FOUR COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS AND MUST BE RESERVED BY FEBRUARY 1, SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
SEATTLE, WA – The Seattle Symphony announced today that furloughed federal government employees are eligible to receive up to four complimentary tickets for Seattle Symphony performances for the remainder of the 2018–2019 season. Tickets must be reserved by February 1 in person or by calling the Ticket Office and a government-issued ID is required upon pick up. Subject to availability, concerts on the following series are included: Delta Air Lines Masterworks Season, Seattle Pops series, Untuxed series, [untitled] series, Baroque & Wine series, In Recital series, Chamber series, Fluke/Gabelein Organ Recitals, Family Concerts and Tiny Tots Concerts.
“Federal employees devote their careers serving the greater nation,” shared Krishna Thiagarajan, President & CEO of the Seattle Symphony and Benaroya Hall. “At a time when they are being asked to make sacrifices, we hope our small gesture can help alleviate some of the burdens they and their loved ones are experiencing.”
HOW TO RESERVE TICKETS
Phone: Call the Seattle Symphony Ticket Office at (206) 215-4747 or toll-free at (866) 833-4747.
In Person: Visit the Ticket Office in Benaroya Hall, located at Third Avenue & Union Street.
Ticket Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Saturday, 1–6 p.m.
The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history. Since September 2011 the Symphony has been led by Music Director Ludovic Morlot and in September 2019 Principal Guest Conductor Thomas Dausgaard will become the next Music Director. The Symphony is heard from September through July by more than 500,000 people through live performances and radio broadcasts and performs in one of the finest modern concert halls in the world — the acoustically superb Benaroya Hall — in downtown Seattle. Its extensive education and community engagement programs reach over 65,000 children and adults each year. The Seattle Symphony has a deep commitment to new music, commissioning many works by living composers each season. The orchestra has made nearly 150 recordings and has received three Grammy Awards, 26 Grammy nominations, two Emmy Awards and was named Gramophone’s 2018 Orchestra of the Year. In 2014 the Symphony launched its in-house recording label, Seattle Symphony Media.