Andrew Stiefel @andrewstiefel

Writing

Essays

Berlioz’s Bargain: A Relentless Pursuit of Passion
Seattle Symphony (12 October 2017)

Can Shostakovich Escape Our Demands for a Political Martyr?
Seattle Symphony (5 January 2017)

Berio, the Beatles, and the Summer of 1968
Seattle Symphony (3 February 2016)

Interviews & Profiles

Spirit and Inspiration: In Conversation with Conductor Shiyeon Sung
Seattle Symphony (27 December 2018)

Meet the Musicians: Laura DeLuca
Seattle Symphony (14 December 2018)

Cellist Seth Parker Woods Brings Music into the Community
Seattle Symphony (6 December 2018)

Meet the Musicians: Mae Lin
Seattle Symphony (30 November 2018)

Meet the Musicians: Travis Gore
Seattle Symphony (15 November 2018)

Meet the Musicians: Principal Tuba John DiCesare
Seattle Symphony (12 October 2018)

Ludovic Morlot Explores French Influences with Seattle Symphony
Seattle Symphony (23 September 2018)

Meet Noah Geller, the Seattle Symphony’s Concertmaster
Seattle Symphony (4 September 2018)

Composer Alexandra Gardner, Igniting Joy Through Music
Seattle Symphony (10 May 2018)

Thomas Dausgaard Searches for Sibelius in Kullervo, A Finnish Tragedy
Seattle Symphony (25 April 2018)

Inside the Astonishing World of Michael Curry’s Persephone
Seattle Symphony (27 February 2018)

A Bold New Season with Music Director Ludovic Morlot
Seattle Symphony (27 February 2018)

Lisa Fischer Steps into the Spotlight
Seattle Symphony (4 December 2017)

Tenor Kenneth Tarver Finds Transcendence in the Details
Seattle Symphony (26 October 2017)

Renowned Trumpeter Chris Botti Strides Across Genres
Seattle Symphony (22 September 2017)

Meet Dmitry Sinkovsky, the Violinist Who Sings
Seattle Symphony (18 September 2017)

For Soprano Renèe Fleming, High Notes Are Still Ahead
Seattle Symphony (8 September 2017)

Paint to Canvas, Notes to Sky: Interview with Composer Helen Grime
Seattle Symphony (8 June 2017)

Crossing Generations, Brahms Bonds Father and Son
Seattle Symphony (27 April 2017)

Adventure Awaits: Ludovic Morlot on the 2017–2018 Season
Seattle Symphony (3 March 2017)

Everyday Magic: Countertenor Reginald Mobley
Seattle Symphony (19 January 2017)

If Luck Be a Lady, She Might Be Megan Hilty
Seattle Symphony (22 December 2016)

Pianist Lucas Debargue Makes U.S. Orchestral Debut
Seattle Symphony (7 November 2016)

Playing for Life
Seattle Symphony (18 October 2016)

Agata Zubel: ‘I speak in music’
Seattle Symphony (17 October 2016)

Rhythm and Roots
Seattle Symphony (29 September 2016)

Exploring the Music of Henri Dutilleux
Seattle Symphony (23 August 2016)

Meet Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-Soprano
Seattle Symphony (11 August 2016)

Gabriel Prokofiev: Classical Mixologist
Seattle Symphony (11 August 2016)

Ludovic Morlot: Musical Pairings
Seattle Symphony (9 March 2016)

Articles

Five Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Beethoven
Medium (15 November 2018)

Chia-Ying Lin Named Winner of 2019 Celebrate Asia Composition Competition
Seattle Symphony (14 November 2018)

Seattle Symphony Wins Orchestra of the Year
Seattle Symphony (13 September 2018)

The Story of Benaroya Hall
Seattle Symphony (12 September 2018)

Augustin Hadelich Returns with Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
Seattle Symphony (4 September 2018)

Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet Brings Dazzling Concerto to Seattle Symphony
Seattle Symphony (4 September 2018)

Seattle Symphony Welcomes Three New Musicians
Seattle Symphony (4 September 2018)

Ludovic Morlot Returns to His Roots with Momentous Recording of Berlioz’s Requiem
Seattle Symphony (30 August 2018)

Fifty Years Later, Luciano Berio’s Sinfonia is Still Revolutionary
Seattle Symphony (22 June 2018)

The Crackling Energy of Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town
Seattle Symphony (1 June 2018)

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason to Make U.S. Debut with Seattle Symphony
Seattle Symphony (21 May 2018)

Reconnecting with Music After Hearing Loss
Seattle Symphony (18 May 2018)

Rising Star Karina Canellakis to Conduct Seattle Symphony
Seattle Symphony (18 April 2018)

Why Does the Finale of Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 Feel So Joyful?
Seattle Symphony (16 March 2018)

How Does An Orchestra Commission New Music?
Seattle Symphony (30 January 2018)

Centuries of Tradition Meet at Celebrate Asia
Seattle Symphony (5 January 2018)

Betsy Wolfe and Jeremy Jordan Salute Best of Broadway Today
Seattle Symphony (5 January 2018)

Seattle Symphony to Perform Stravinsky’s Lost “Funeral Song”
Seattle Symphony (2 January 2018)

From Hope to Home, Families Receive Strength from the Lullaby Project
Seattle Symphony (14 November 2017)

Seattle Symphony’s Family Concerts Spark Discovery and Imagination
Seattle Symphony (10 October 2017)

What We’re Listening To: Music for the Solar Eclipse
Medium (19 August 2017)

An Alpine Packing List: Scaling Strauss’ Final Symphonic Poem
Seattle Symphony (6 June 2017)

Seattle Symphony Trains New Generation of Music Directors
Seattle Symphony (25 May 2017)

Young Composers Workshop Culminates in Ten World Premieres
Seattle Symphony (11 May 2017)

At Seattle Symphony, Fanciful Design Animates Ravel’s Magical Opera
Seattle Symphony (8 May 2017)

Hilary Hahn Experiments With Shared Creativity
Seattle Symphony (12 April 2017)

Listening Guide: Bruckner’s Symphony No. 5
Seattle Symphony (10 April 2017)

All of Us Belong
Seattle Symphony (11 January 2017)

Listening Guide to Messiaen’s “Trois petites liturgies”
Seattle Symphony (28 December 2016)

Nine Classical Carols to Brighten Your Holiday Playlist
Seattle Symphony (22 December 2016)

Listening Guide to Elgar’s “The Dream of Gerontius”
Seattle Symphony (21 November 2016)

Angels and Demons
Seattle Symphony (7 November 2016)

Sensory Friendly Concerts Share Music with Seattle Families
Seattle Symphony (4 October 2016)

First Impressions: Premieres during the 2016–2017 Season
Seattle Symphony (16 September 2016)

Nine Exquisite and Rarely Heard Classical Masterpieces
Seattle Symphony (13 September 2016)

Honoring the Seattle Legacy of Famous “Ghost” Soprano Marni Nixon
Seattle Symphony (26 July 2016)

Ludovic Morlot Invites Community to Celebration of American Music
Seattle Symphony (16 June 2016)

Link Up: Seattle Symphony is Growing Fast!
Seattle Symphony (23 May 2016)

The Unchanging Sea
Seattle Symphony (2 May 2016)

Music for Healing
Seattle Symphony (27 April 2016)

One Concert. Ten World Premieres.
Seattle Symphony (20 April 2016)

Three Composers You Should Be Listening To Now
Seattle Symphony (6 April 2016)

Transfigured Night: Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht
Seattle Symphony (8 March 2016)

Celebrating Marcus Tsutakawa’s 30 years at Garfield High School
Seattle Symphony (2 March 2016)

Remembering Pierre Boulez
Seattle Symphony (9 February 2016)