Unabashed Berg, Brahms in San Francisco

January 27, 2015

Wong, Berg, Brahms: Yefim Bronfman (piano), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Joshua Gersen (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 21.1.2015 (HS) Read more

Colorful Composers from Opposite Ends of the 20th Century

January 21, 2015

United StatesUnited States  Adams, Stravinsky: Orli Shaham (piano), Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Synergy Vocals, John Adams (conductor); Elvis Costello (narrator), Malcolm McDowell (The Devil), Nick Gabriel (The Soldier), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor). Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA. 16.1.2015 (HS)
 (Front row, L to R) Narrator Elvis Costello, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas as The King, Malcolm McDowell as the Devil, and Nick Gabriel as the Soldier, with members of the San Francisco Symphony in Stravinsky's "A Soldier's Tale." Photo by Kristen Loken.


(Front row, L to R) Narrator Elvis Costello, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas as The King, Malcolm McDowell as the Devil, and Nick Gabriel as the Soldier, with members of the San Francisco Symphony in Stravinsky’s “A Soldier’s Tale.” Photo by Kristen Loken.

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Colorful Composers from Opposite Ends of the 20th Century

January 20, 2015

United StatesUnited States Adams, Stravinsky: Orli Shaham (piano), Marc-André Hamelin (piano), Synergy Vocals, John Adams (conductor); Elvis Costello (narrator), Malcolm McDowell (The Devil), Nick Gabriel (The Soldier), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor). Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA. 16.1.2015 (HS) Read more

Emmanuel Ax Offers Clarity, Precision and Refinement

January 12, 2015

United StatesUnited States  Bizet, Rameau, Debussy, Chopin: Emmanuel Ax (piano), presented by San Francisco Symphony Great Performers Series, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 11.1.2015 (HS) Read more

Stunning Schubert and Scriabin from Yuja Wang

December 4, 2014

United StatesUnited States Schubert, Scriabin, Balakirev: Yuja Wang (piano), presented by San Francisco Performances, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 1.12.2014 (HS) Read more

Mälkki Brings No-Nonsense Style to Rich Scoring

December 1, 2014

United StatesUnited States  Griffes, Bartók, Brahms: Jeremy Denk (piano), San Francisco Symphony, Susanna Mälkki (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 29.11.2014 (HS) Read more

Something Borrowed? Maybe, But It’s Not Blue

November 30, 2014

United StatesUnited States Beethoven, Golijov, Haydn: St. Lawrence String Quartet (Geoff Nuttall, Mark Fewer, violins; Lesley Robertson, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello), presented by Cal Performances, Hertz Hall, University of California, Berkeley. 23.11.14 (HS) Read more

Gorgeously Sung Curlew River from Bostridge and Britten Sinfonia

November 18, 2014

United StatesUnited States Britten, Curlew River: Britten Sinfonia, Britten Sinfonia Voices (Eamonn Dougan, director), Martin Fitzpatrick (conductor), presented by Cal Performances, Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California. 15.11.2014 (HS)
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