John Adams

Airs Monday, September 18, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week when baritone Thomas Hampson joins conductor Michael Tilson Thomas for three works by Stravinsky, including his Divertimento, the Circus Polka, and the complete score to the ballet Petrushka, and the concert opens with his Scènes de ballet. Also on this concert, music by John Adams and his work "The Wound Dresser."

Airs Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 1 p.m. Edward Gardner will lead the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Chorus, and the BBC Proms Youth Choir in St. John’s Dance by Tom Coult, the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Beethoven, and Harmonium by John Adams.

Airs Monday, January 9, 2017 , at 1 p.m. On this week's broadcast concert by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Pablo Heras-Casado will take the podium, joined by violinist Joshua Bell for a performance of the Violin Concerto in D major by Tchaikovsky in a concert that opens with two Chamber Symphonies, the Chamber Symphony by John Adams and the Chamber Symphony No. 1 by Schoenberg. The program also features music director Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra in the Suite from A Quiet Place by Leonard Bernstein.

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Airs Friday, May 6, at 12 noon. This week on Carnegie Hall Live the Saint Lawrence String Quartet will perform Haydn's String Quartet Op. 20, No. 5 in F minor; the Second Quartet by John Adams;  and Beethoven's String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131. The Saint Lawrence String Quartet features Geoff Nuttall & Owen Dalby, violins; Lesley Robertson, viola; and Christopher Costanza, cello. Jeff Spurgeon and John Schaefer will host.

Airs Monday, January 18, at 1 p.m. This week on the Cleveland Orchestra cellist Alisa Weilerstein will be the soloist in the Sir. Edward Elagar's Cello Concerto. Measetro Giancarlo Guerrero will also lead the orchestra in the Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten by Arvo Pärt and the concert concludes with Harmonielehre by John Adams.

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