Mendelssohn Centerpiece Bows to Cage and Stravinsky

May 20, 2015

United StatesUnited States  Cage, Mendelssohn, Stravinsky: Janine Jansens (violin), Peabody Southwell (mezzo-soprano), Matthew Newlin (tenor), Luca Pisaroni (bass-baritone), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 14.5.2015 (HS) Read more

Making Sense of Bernstein’s Anxiety

May 10, 2015

United StatesUnited States Bernstein and Mahler: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano), Susanna Phillips (soprano), San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 8.5.2015 (HS) Read more

Joshua Bell in an Exhilarating Tchaikovsky Concerto

April 11, 2015

United StatesUnited States  John Adams, Schoenberg, Tchaikovsky: Joshua Bell (violin), San Francsico Symphony, Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor), Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco. 9.4.2015 (HS) Read more

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

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