Classical Music

11:00am

Mon November 11, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony

Esa Pekka-Salonen

Airs Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. On this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony, Esa-Pekka Salonen will take the podium and lead the orchestra in music by Sibelius, Salonen, Wagner and Schoenberg. The concert opens with Sibelius' Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49 and then violinist Leila Josefowcz joines the orchestra for the Violin concerto by Salonen. Soprano Christine Brewer will then be featured in excerpts from Wagner's opera Gotterdammerung and the program concludes with the Five Pieces for Orchestra by Arnold Schoenberg.

12:00pm

Sat November 2, 2013
Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra

Joshua Bell

Airs Saturday, November 2 at 12 noon. On this week's Cleveland Orchestra broadcast, music director Franz Welser-Moest will be joined on stage by Joshua Bell for a performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto  in  D, Op. 61. The concert will also feature the Symphony No. 10 by Dimitri Shostakovich.

11:00am

Mon September 30, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, September 30 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas returns to lead the orchestra in an all Schubert program. We open with Schubert's Overture to Alfonso und Estrelle, D.732, followed by two chamber works of Schubert, his Piano Quintet in A Major D.667, "Trout" and his Quartet in d minor, "Death and Maiden," featuring violinist Alexander Barantschik and violist Jonathan Vinocour with cellist Peter Wyrick, Scott Pingel on bass and Juho Pohjonen as pianist.  Finally, Maestro Thomas lead the orchstra in  Schubert's Symphony in b minor.

11:00am

Mon September 9, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony

Conductor James Conlon

Airs Monday, September 9 at 11 a.m. On this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony, James Conlon take the podium to lead the orchestra in Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussgorsky and the Symphony No. 14, Op. 135 by Shostakovich featuring soprano Olga Guyakovaand baritone Sergei Leiferkus.

11:00am

Mon September 2, 2013
San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony

Violinist Joshua Bell

Airs Monday, September 2 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony maestro Vasily Petrenko will be joined on stage by violinist Joshua Bell for a stellar performance of Glazunov's Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82. The concert will open with the Festive Overture by Shostakovich and concludes with Elgar's Symphony No. 1 in A-flat Major, Op. 55.

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