Beethoven

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Airs Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. In this performance recorded live at Carnegie Hall, acclaimed pianist Yuja Wang performed a solo recital weaving together works across the romantic repertory. The program features a pair of ballades by Brahms; Schumann's Kreisleriana (based on the E.T.A. Hoffmann character, the eccentric conductor Johannes Kreisler); and finally Beethoven's deeply moving "Hammerklavier" Sonata. Anthony McGill, principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, joined John Schaefer to co-host this live broadcast.

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 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.

Grand Teton Music Festival

Airs Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival, Music Director Donald Runnicles presents a Classical Montage featuring two movements from Haydn's Symphony No. 100 in G major with Nicholas McGegan, guest conductor. Then we'll hear Beethoven's String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, op. 95 with Jeff Thayer, Jennifer Ross, Joan DerHovsepian, and Daniel Laufer. Following that, the third movement from Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 with pianist Garrick Ohlsson. And the concert concludes with the finale from Schubert's Symphony No.

Grand Teton Music Festival

Airs Thursday, June 21, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week on the Grand Teton Music Festival, Music Director Donald Runnicles will lead the Festival Orchestra in Folk Songs by Luciano Berio and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

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