The San Francisco Symphony

Monday at 1 p.m.
  • Hosted by Rick Malone

Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra's artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects, carry its impact throughout American musical life. -- "At a time when America's major orchestras are struggling to define their missions and maintain audiences, the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas is an exception. " -The New York Times

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, September 17, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas is jouined by violinist Gil Shaham for an all Stravinsky program featuring his Violin Concerto in D major along with Agon for orchestra and the 1947 revision of his Rite of Spring. As an encore we'll also hear Stravinsky's Apollo.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, September 10, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas is jouined by violinist Christian Tetzlaff for the Violin Concerto by George Ligeti in a concert that opens with Prometheus by Franz Liszt and concludes with Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Opus 13, “Winter Daydreams”.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, September 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas is jouined by pianist Yefim Bronfman for the Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Opus 73 “Emperor” by Beethoven. The concert opens with Richard Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Opus 28, and also features the world premiere of Pandora by Mark Volkert. As an encore we'll hear the Linz Symphony by Mozart.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, August 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas perform Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Opus 19 with violinist Julia Fischer, along with the Symphonie fantastique, Opus 14 by Berlioz and an encore performance of Mozart Symphony No. 38.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, August 20, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas performs Three works by Beethoven; his Romance in G major for Violin and Orchestra and the Romance in F major for Violin and Orchestra along with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 93. Music by Mason Bates, his B-Sides and Mahler's Adagio from the Symphony No. 10 will fill out our concert.

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