Mason Bates

Airs Monday, August 28, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week with three works by Aaron Copland, opening with the Orchestral Variations and then we'll hear Inscape. Next, pianist Inon Barnatan joins the orchestra for Copland's Piano concerto and the Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas will conclude the concert with the Symphony No. 2 in C major by Schumann and a new work by Mason Bates simple called "The B Side."

Airs Monday, July 20, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas will be joined on stage by violinist Alexander Barantschik for the beautiful Romances for Violin and Orchestra by Beethoven. Then composer Mason Bates performs electronica on his work The B-Side. Maestro Tison Thomas will finish the concert with Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and the Adagio from Symphony No. 10 by Mahler. Rik Malone will host this week's concert by the San Francisco Symphony.

Airs Monday, August 18 at 11 a.m.  This week on the next broadcast concert from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, violinist Joshua Bell will join maestro Juano Mena for a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade for Violin and Orchestra. Also on he concert Mason Bates’ Desert Transport and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 3. From the archives we'll hear violinist Bronislaw Huberman's performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and Beethoven’s ‘Victory Symphony’ from “Wellington’s Victory."

Airs Monday, August 4 at 11 a.m.  Pianist Emanuel Ax will be the solosit on this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony. He will perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25. Leonard Slatkin will conduct a program that also features B-Sides, new music by Mason Bates and  Sergei Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5.

Airs Monday, May 12 at 11 a.m. Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers will be the soloist on this week's broadcast concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony. Leonard Slatkin will conduct a program which features the world premiere of the Violin Concerto by Mason Bates along with the Symphony No. 68 by Franz Josef Haydn and the Symphony No. 3, the “Organ Symphony" by Camille Saint-Saens.

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