Renée Fleming launches Seattle Symphony season in high style
By Melinda Bargreen, The Seattle Times
Soprano Renée Fleming sang everything from Bjōrk to Puccini, while the orchestra’s associate conductor, Pablo Rus Broseta, acquitted himself admirably in Seattle Symphony’s opening-night concert.
There is nothing like a grade-A, platinum-quality diva to launch an orchestra’s concert season in high style. Seattle Symphony audiences were treated to just such a launch on Saturday evening, when soprano star Renée Fleming arrived in Benaroya Hall for a opening-night concert that even had the listeners singing along (at her invitation).