Igor Stravinsky

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, June 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week Red River Radio begins a new season of broadcast concerts by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. In our opening concert pianist Yuja Wang will be featured in the Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Opus 35. Then Michael Tilson Thomas will lead the orchestra in two works by Stravinsky, his Le Chant du Rossignol and the 1919 version of his Firebird Suite.

Press Image / Steven Dong

Airs Friday, May 11, 2018 at 12 noon. This week on our Regional Symphony Broadcast, The Marshall Symphony will be featured, conducted by Kermit Poling in a program that opens with the Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana. The program also features Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43, with pianist Steven Dong, winner of the 2017 Juanita Miller competition of the Texas Association of Symphony Orchestras. This concert concludes with the Suite from the magnificent Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky.

Airs Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. join us for the first program from the Grand Teton Music Festival with music director Donald Runnicles leading a program featuring the Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams; For Love of the Mountains by Aaron Jay Kernis; and Igor Stravinsky's Firebird Suite.

Press Image / Steven Dong

Airs Friday, February 16, 2018, at 12 noon. This week on our Regional Symphony Broadcast pianist Steven Dong, winner of the 2017 Juanita Miller competition of the Texas Association of Symphony Orchestras, will join the Marshal Symphony Orchestra for a concert featuring Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini along with the magnificent Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky.

Airs Monday, January 30, 2017, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Esa-Pekka Salonen takes the podium to lead the orchestra in two great 20th century masterpieces, opening with Maurice Ravel's Ma Mère l’Oye Suite and closing with the Complete score to the Firebird by Igor Stravinsky. In between we'll hear Esa-Pekka Salonen own work entitled Nyx and to fill our our program from the archives well hear Michael Tilson Thomas lead the orchestra in the Symphony No. 34 in C major by Mozart. 

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