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Seattle Symphony opens 2021-22 season with weekend of celebration

The Seattle Symphony is ready to celebrate their return to in-person performances with a weekend of music, taking place Saturday to Sunday, Sept. 18-19.

Opening night begins on Saturday, Sept. 18, with an Opening Night Gala fundraising event. It will feature Thomas Dausgaard, the music director who will lead the Seattle Symphony in the world premiere of Composer in Residence Reena Esmail's "RE|Member."

On Sunday, Sept. 19, the performances and activities are free and open to the public at Benaroya Hall. This day will feature an encore performance of "RE|Member."

An Indigenous art installation will also be unveiled Sunday, recognizing Benaroya Hall is on the Indigenous land of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Duwamish Tribe.

More information about Opening Weekend can be found online, where you can also reserve a free ticket.

Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test will be required from everyone in attendance. More info on safety guidelines can be found online.