Wang Triumphs in Shostakovich and Gershwin

March 25, 2015

United StatesUnited States Britten, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Colin Matthews, Gershwin: Yuja Wang (piano), Philip Cobb (trumpet), London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 22-23.3.2015 (HS) Read more

Reflections on Creation Just Miss Transcendence

March 8, 2015

United StatesUnited States Ives, Milhaud, Sibelius, Adès: Dawn Upshaw (soprano), Kirill Gerstein (piano), Tal Rosner (video artist), San Francisco Symphony, Thomas Adès (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 5.3.2015 (HS) Read more

Endless Invention in Mesmerizing Glass Piano Études

March 3, 2015

 United StatesUnited States  Philip Glass: Philip Glass, Maki Namekawa, and Timo Andres (pianos), presented by San Francisco Performances, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 2.3.2015 (HS) Read more

Invigorating Schumann First Eclipses Brahms Violin Concerto

March 1, 2015

United StatesUnited States John Luther Adams, Brahms, Schumann: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Christian Baldini (conductor for Adams), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 26.2.2015 (HS) Read more

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

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