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Who’s afraid of this snow? Not Gerard Schwarz, apparently

Post by Craig Sailor / The News Tribune on Dec. 20, 2008 at 4:59 pm |
December 20, 2008 4:59 pm

I’m in the newsroom this afternoon, covering Snowpocalypse. Even an arts editor is pressed in to duty on days like this.


I was expecting the whole Puget Sound A&E scene to shut down this weekend but found this in my in box:


WEATHER ADVISORY



Seattle Symphony’s Messiah Performances Will Continue As Planned



Seattle, WA – All performances of Handel’s Messiah will be performed this weekend at Benaroya Hall, regardless of inclement weather. Concertgoers are urged to plan accordingly for possible traffic delays.


Performances of the perennial favorite, conducted by Music Director Gerard Schwarz and featuring distinguished soloists and the Seattle Symphony Chorale, will take place at 1:00pm and 8:00pm on Saturday, December 20; and 2:00pm on Sunday, December 21.


Tickets for Handel’s Messiah are still available through the Seattle Symphony Ticket Office at (206) 215-4747 and www.seattlesymphony.org . The Ticket Office phone lines will be open on Saturday, December 20, between 1:00pm and 6:00pm.

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