Auburn Symphony opens season with a concert embracing art

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:45pm
  • Life

The Auburn Symphony begins a new season with a stunning visual concert with Seattle artist Adrian Wyard on Sunday, Oct. 13.

The concert, Pictures at an Exhibition, begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 Fourth St. NE.

Wyard was previously featured with Holst’s The Planets in the spring of 2018.

The Auburn Symphony will perform Mussorgsky’s epic, Pictures at an Exhibition. “The Gnome,” “Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks,” “The Market” and more are brought to life with Wyard’s visuals.

Also featured is the overture to Russlan and Ludmilla by Mikhail Glinka and Adam Schoenberg’s Grammy-nominated Picture Studies: a Pictures at an Exhibition for the 21st century.

Enjoy a free pre-concert talk about the program with Music Director Wesley Schulz and KING FM host Dave Beck at 1:30 p.m.

In partnership between the Auburn Symphony and Interurban Center for the Arts, nearly 300 Auburn School District students will create art inspired by Mussorgsky’s enduring work. The artwork will be on display in the lobby at the concert for all to enjoy.

The concert is sponsored in part by the city of Auburn.

Tickets are $37 general, $30 senior, $10 student. Call 253-887-7777 to order or purchase online at by noon Oct. 13. Box office ticket sales begin at 1:30 p.m. on the day of the concert. Parking is free.

To order tickets, call 253-887-7777 or visit

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