Airs Monday, November 4 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas takes the podium once again and will be joined by Gil Shaham for a performance of the Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 by Brahms. The concert opens with the Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin by Wagner and also features Schoenberg's arrangement of the Brahms Piano Quartet no. 1 in g, op. 25 and the Variations on a Theme of Haydn by Brahms to close out the program.
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.
On this week's broadcast by the San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in Mozart's Symphony No. 35 in D Major "Haffner"; Ades' Polaris Voyage for Orchestra; Stravinsky's Petrouchka plus an Encore of Stravinsky's Scherzo a la Russe; and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 44.
Airs Monday, August 19 at 11 a.m. The San Francisco Symphony joins the Red River Radio broadcast schedule with 26 concerts from one of America's most superb orchestra's. On this first program, music director Michael Tilson Thomas will be joined by renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Hindemith's Cello Concerto. Maestro Thomas will also lead the orchestra in Beethoven's Leonore Overture No.3 Op. 72a; the Brahms Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op. 68; and Liszt's Lamento e Trionfo from Tasso.