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Ludovico Einaudi brings Seattle to their feet, clapping and shouting 'bravo' / glide MAGAZINE

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Many live shows are good but largely forgettable, enjoyable in the moment but mostly not so much as to provide fodder for engagement beyond brief temporal pleasure. Some experiences go much deeper and are worth trying to explain such that the reader might engage, live, and feel it vicariously. The latter was the case with Ludovico Einaudi's recent stop in Seattle at the gorgeous, and acoustically enviable, McCaw Hall on June 18th. There, the Italian artist – descended from Italian political royalty (truth: his paternal grandfather, Luigi Einaudi, was the President of Italy from 1948 to 1955) – brought normally staid Seattleites to their feet clapping, exclaiming that they couldn't believe how amazing he'd been, shouting "bravo," and generally carrying on.

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