Northwest NEWS

October 23, 2000


Discover Music! opens

The Seattle Symphony Discover Music! series opens Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. at Benaroya Hall, featuring the Platypus Theatre in a performance titled "How the Gimquat Found Her Song." This performance is the first in a series that uses stories to bring music to life. Geared toward children ages 6-12, the performance will be presented in the S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium under the baton of Seattle Symphony Assistant Conductor Alastair Willis.
   Actorswill tell the magical story of a rare Gimquat bird in search of the perfect song. This program will be a musical tour of the ages with the Seattle Symphony. Audiences will experience music from many different eras, from Baroque to Jazz.
   Single tickets for Discover Music! are $11 for children and $16.50 for adults. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Seattle Symphony Ticket Office at (206) 215-4747, faxing the Symphony at (206) 215-4748, ordering online at, or visiting the Seattle Symphony Ticket Office in Benaroya Hall at 3rd Ave. & Union St.
   Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturdays, 1 - 6 p.m.