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Mission:

Commission

Symphony Tacoma and Music Director Sarah Ioannides rehearse Daniel Ott’s Fire-Mountain, a multimedia work inspired by nearby Mount Rainier, pictured on screen behind orchestra. Fire-Mountain debuted at Tacoma’s Pantages Theater in May 2017.

by Janelle Gelfand

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Smaller-budget orchestras are taking a chance on contemporary composers, involving their communities and appealing to the next generation of music lovers. Here are just a few of the smaller ensembles that are embracing new music with commissions.

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WINTER 2019

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Symphony Winter 2019  

Symphony Winter 2019