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The San Francisco Symphony

Monday at 11 a.m.
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

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11:00am

Mon March 17, 2014
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Alexander Barantschik

Airs Monday, March 17 at 11 a.m. On the final concert from the San Francisco Symphony this season, violinist Alexander Barantschik takes the podium to lead the orchestra in three of J.S. Bach's Brandenburg Concerti; his concerto No. 1 in F, the concerto No. 4 in G, and the concerto No. 5 in D. The concert will also feature Handel's Water Music Suite No. 2 in D and Beethoven's Symphony No. 4.

11:00am

Mon March 10, 2014
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, March 10 at 11 a.m.  This week on the San Francisco Symphony, Jane Glover takes the podium for a masterpieces of the baroque concert featuring Handel's Water Music and his music for the Royal Fireworks. We'll also hear CPE Bach's Symphony in G Major, the Orchestra suite No. 34 in D by JS Bach and three of Bach's Brandenburg Concerti. Join us for a Baroque Spectacular this week on the San Francisco Symphony.

11:00am

Mon March 3, 2014
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas

Airs Monday, March 4 at 11 a.m. Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas returns to the podium this week for another concert by the San Francisco Symphony. He'll be joined by pianist Yuja Wang for a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 by Rachmaninoff. To open the concert maestro Thomas will lead them in a Pavane by Faure and we'll also hear the Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52 by Jean Sibelius.

11:00am

Mon February 3, 2014
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

violinist Hilary Hahn

Airs Monday, February 3 at 11 a.m. On This week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony Osmo Vanska takes the podium and will be joined by violinist Hilary Hahn for the Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major by Prokofiev. To open the concert we'll hear Minea by Aho and the Symphony No. 6 in B minor by Shostakovich will close the program.

11:00am

Mon January 27, 2014
San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony

Michael Tilson Thomas

Airs Monday, January 27 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas retuns to lead the orchestra in Blumine by Gustav Mahler and the Symphony No. 6 in F major by Beethoven, his "Pastoral Symphony." Violinist  Alexander Barantschik will also be featured as guest soloist in the Violin Concerto No. 4 by Schnittke.

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