Listen to the Livestream of the Seattle Symphony’s world premiere of Poteat’s “Breathe, Come Together, Embrace” until October 1, 2022

A huge shoutout of thanks to Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra for a beautiful performance of the world premiere of Breathe, Come Together, Embrace to kick off their 2022-23 season. If you missed the performance or would like to hear the piece again, tune into Seattle Symphony Live to stream the recording until October 1, 2022.

Poteat’s Breathe, Come Together, Embrace reviewed in the Seattle Times as “extremely accomplished and vividly picturesque.”

Bright colors from the Seattle Symphony in Benaroya Hall celebrate the opening of their 2022-23 Season

Melinda Bargreen of the Seattle Times writes: “Saturday night’s opener was a world premiere by the orchestra’s 2022-23 artist in residence Angelique Poteat: “Breathe, Come Together, Embrace.” Poteat’s new work in three contiguous sections is extremely accomplished and vividly picturesque, with a wide palette of tonal colors and lots of contrasts — all artfully unveiled by Morlot and the orchestra in a subtle, vital premiere.”

You can read the full article HERE.

Arx Duo on Classical Tuesdays

Arx Duo gave a gripping performance of Angelique’s work, Active Listening (2021), as part of the series Classical Tuesdays in Old Town Tacoma on April 14, 2022. The video is cued to start with Angelique’s comments about the work, and the piece starts around two minutes later.

Emerald City Music Behind the Scenes: Her Story of a Soldier

Emerald City Music gave an exciting premiere of Angelique’s new work, Her Story of a Soldier on September 13 and 14 in Seattle and Olympia.  Part of that premiere included this well-crafted video by Victor Caccese giving some insight to the process of the creation of the work and its performance, which you can watch below.  Special thanks to all of the outstanding performers: Kristin Lee, violin; Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet; John Rojak, trombone; Michael Thurber, double bass; Ian Rosenbaum, percussion; and the dancers, Michael O’Neal Jr. and Angel Moonyeka Alviar!

*Update*
You can hear a recording of the Olympia performance here!

Seattle Symphony’s 2019-20 Season to Include Two World Premiere Commissions by Angelique Poteat

The Seattle Symphony’s 2019-20 promises to be full of spectacle as the inaugural season of Music Director Thomas Dausgaard.  Included are two world premiere commissions of Poteat: her intense and vibrant Cello Concerto written for SSO Principal Cellist Efe Baltacıgil; and a season-long collaboration with teens from across King County for youth choir and orchestra that reflects upon the legacy of Beethoven for his 250th birth year.

Click on Angelique’s calendar of composition events for dates and location.

Read about the season on the Seattle Symphony’s brochure:

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