Events at Benaroya Hall

Benaroya Hall

Courtesy LMN Architects

200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101

A treasure trove for music lovers, Seattle's Benaroya Hall is a world-class concert and classical music venue with perfect acoustics and a modern design.

With the beautiful view of the Seattle skyline, Benaroya Hall is the fantastic place to gather with friends and experience the magic of music. Performances feature a diverse range of music, from symphonies to jazz.

Some of the greats that have performed in this hall include Yo-Yo Ma, Leon Fleisher, and Itzhak Perlman.

2021-2022 Season at Benaroya Hall

Live performances at Benaroya Hall are back, after a Covid-19 interruption.

The Benaroya Hall 2021-2022 season is a diverse mix of music, and includes a number of exciting new performances. Check out the highly-anticipated return of the violinist Ray Chen performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Dausgaard conducting Brahms’ Symphony No. 1, the Holiday Pops concerts, or the Viennese New Year programs featuring performances by some of the world's most renowned talent. The Benaroya Hall 2021-2022 season is a presentation of the finest qualities of the human world. It will celebrate our commonality in a time when we need to be reminded, and what better way than music.

The season will feature major artists and ensembles who advance the mission of the venue – a world-class, vibrant, and relevant performing arts center for the people of Seattle.

Benaroya Hall Calendar

The hall has several performance spaces. See the venue pages for 2021-2022 season calendar.

Benaroya Hall S.Mark Taper Auditorium
Benaroya Hall Nordstrom Recital Hall
Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby
Octave 9: Raisbeck Music Center at Benaroya Hall

What is Benaroya Hall dress code?

There is no formal dress code. Smart casual attire is recommended, but not required.

Where is Benaroya Hall?

200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101.

When was Benaroya Hall built?

Completed in 1998, the Benaroya Hall building is a masterpiece and is one of the most beautiful concert halls in the country.

How many seats are at Benaroya Hall?

The hall seats 2,500 people at Mark S. Taper Auditorium, and 536 at the Nordstrom Recital Hall.

What kind of auditorium is Benaroya Hall?

This concert hall has a versatile performance space and is one of the country’s finest performance venues.

This beautiful hall has the perfect blend of modern and traditional architecture. It features a grand lobby, three magnificent performance spaces, and more than 100,000 square feet of rentable office and meeting space. Benaroya Hall is home to the Seattle Symphony and hosts a variety of other performers such as operas, ballets, and jazz.

It is one of the most iconic performance venues in the world.

What are the best seats at Benaroya Hall?

Every seat is a good seat. You will get a good view of the stage from anywhere.
Some of the best seats at Benaroya Hall are the seats in the front and center of the orchestra, and the front row of the balcony.