Stravinsky

Airs Monday, December 7, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony violinist Gil Shaham joins music director Michael Tilson Thomas for an all Stranvinsky concert, including one ballet with its roots in the 17th century and another that jump stated the 20th as well as a concertos that starts with an impossible chord. We'll hear music from Stravinsky's Agon, the Rite of Spring, and Apollo along with the Violin Concerto in D. 

Airs Monday, August 3, at 1 p.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony, pianist Daniil Trifonov joins maestro Osmo Vänskä for Rachmaninoff's tribute to one of music most chrarismatic entities and a performance of the Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Maestro Vänskä will open with a performance of Night Ride and Sunrise by Sibelius and you'll also hear the Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version) by Stravinsky, the Symphony No. 6 by Sibelius, and from the archive we'll hear a performance of Haydn's Symphony No. 60 in C major, Il distratto.

Airs Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m. Join us for Carnegie Hall Live featuring the Berliner Philharmoniker with guest violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter as they perform the Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch along with the Symphonic Dances of Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky's Closing Scenes from The Firebird. Sir Simon Rattle conducts and Deborah Voight will be the guest host.

Airs Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m. Join us for Carnegie Hall Live featuring the Berliner Philharmoniker with guest violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter as they perform the Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 by Max Bruch along with the Symphonic Dances of Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky's Closing Scenes from The Firebird. Sir Simon Rattle conducts and Deborah Voight will be the guest host.

Airs Monday, May 11, at 11 a.m. This week on the San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas takes the podium to lead the orchestra in a new work called "Lineage,' by Di Castri, the Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Opus 44 by Prokofiev, and Stravinsky's Divertimento from The Fairy's Kiss. Pianist Yefim Bronfman will be featured in the center performing Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Opus 23. 

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