Gil Shaham

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Stefan Cohen / SFS

Airs Monday, August 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in one of Gustav Mahler's grandest musical universes and a very personal musical statement by Alban Berg with violin soloist Gil Shaham.

Alban Berg: Violin Concerto
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music

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”.

Airs Monday, November 16, at 1 p.m. On this week's broadcast concert by the San Francisco Symphony violinist Gil Shaham joins the orchestra for the intimates yet international concert for violin No. 2 by Prokofiev as well as music inspired by the Indonesian Gamelan in Britten's Excerpts from The Prince of the Pagodas. The program opens iwth the sound of Gamelan in a traditional work titled Lelambatan Tabuh Pat Jagul and we conclude the concert with Three Places in New England by Charles Ives. 

Airs Thursday, August 20, at 1 p.m. This week from Carnegie Hall Live we join the San Francisco Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas and guest violinist Gil Shaham for the Violin Concerto No. 2 by Prokofiev. Also on the program the New York premiere of Samuel Adams' Drift and Providence and Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloé. John Shaefer will guest host.

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