The Best Of Both Worlds: Bridging the gap between classical music and Hip-Hop can be an awesome experience. Check out the recent Sonic Evolution project collaboration between the Seattle Symphony and Seattle Hip-Hop artist Sir Mix-A-Lot.
Baby Got Back
Posse On Broadway
The Sonic Evolution Project
Now in its third year, Seattle Symphony’s critically acclaimed Sonic Evolution project creates a bridge between the Symphony and Seattle’s storied reputation as launching pad for some of the most creative musicians on the popular music scene. Each year, in celebration of the past, present and future of our city’s musical legacy, Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony commission world-class composers to write orchestral world premieres inspired by bands and artists that launched from, or are related to, Seattle.
In addition to writing a brand new composition inspired by Seattle’s own Sir Mix-A-Lot, composer Gabriel Prokofiev also orchestrated two of the legendary rapper’s most famous hits for this year’s concert, including “Baby Got Back,” for which Sir Mix-A-Lot joined Ludovic Morlot and the Orchestra on stage at Benaroya Hall.
For more infomation about the Sonic Evolution project CLICK HERE!
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