Airs Monday, January 27 at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas retuns to lead the orchestra in Blumine by Gustav Mahler and the Symphony No. 6 in F major by Beethoven, his "Pastoral Symphony." Violinist Alexander Barantschik will also be featured as guest soloist in the Violin Concerto No. 4 by Schnittke.
Airs Monday, January 6 at 11 a.m. On this week’s concert by the San Francisco Symphony, Charles Detoit takes the podium and will be joined by violinist Arabella Steinbacher for Tchaikovsky's Violin Concert in D Major, Op. 35. The orchestra itself serves as soloist in Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra. The concert opens with music by Igor Stravinsky and a performance of his Le Chant du rossignol. To fill out the hour, music director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra in A Parade by Lou Harrison.
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.