San Francisco Symphony Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Nikki Einfeld will return for Left Coast Chamber Ensemble's final season concertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... Shortly after premiering Rhode's opera, Einfeld could be heard in Davies Symphony Hall with the San Francisco Symphony when Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas presented his reconstruction of the four-hour " musical Akademie " concert, consisting ...

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  2. Susan Graham guests with MTT and the San Francisco SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Michael Tilson Thomas takes up the baton at Davies Symphony Hall once more this week, leading the San Francisco Symphony in a program which features the return of mezzo-soprano Susan Graham as guest artist in a performance of Berlioz's La Mort de Cleopatre . Also on the program are Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn and Schumann's Symphony No 4. The New York Times describes Susan Graham as "An eloquent interpreter of a large repertory, from German Classicism to contemporary American music".

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  3. Symphony Parnassus will conclude 2015-16 season with a world premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... soloist for his new English horn concerto will be Russ deLuna, who has been the English horn for the San Francisco Symphony since 2007, currently holding the Joseph and Pauline Scafidi Chair. Equally interesting will be the overture selection, ...

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  4. 'On the Town' bound for the S.F. Symphony concert stageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The San Francisco Symphony is about to bring a taste of the Big Apple to the City by the Bay. Leonard Bernstein's "On the Town," about three sailors who land in New York City for a 24-hour leave before shipping out to fight in World War II, will be presented in a new semi-staged production May 25-29 at Davies Symphony Hall.

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  5. San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra wraps up season with rich instrumentationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Yesterday afternoon in Davies Symphony Hall the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra presented the final program in its annual three-concert series. The emphasis was on rich diversity of instrumentation, best summarized by concluding the program with Bela Bartok's "Concerto for Orchestra."

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  6. Symphony unveils a young and different WebernRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | SFGate

    Long before developing his distinctively sparse, crystalline approach to Schoenberg's 12-tone technique, Anton Webern was an up-and-comer writing in a late Romantic style whose expressive lushness might have embarrassed Richard Strauss . To listen to Webern's youthful orchestral tone poem "Im Sommerwind," which got a rare and beautiful performance on Thursday afternoon by the San Francisco Symphony under guest conductor Juraj Valcuha , is like looking at one of those websites devoted to the high school photos of celebrities.

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  7. Juraj Valcuha brings multiple strands of organization to his SFS programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Yesterday afternoon Slovakian conductor Juraj Valcuha made his third visit to the podium of the San Francisco Symphony in Davies Symphony Hall, giving the first of the three concerts in this week's subscription series. He presented a program that seems to have been prepared with the intention of giving the entire ensemble a workout, but it was also a program of neatly woven interconnections.

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  8. Q&A: Rufus Wainwright Talks Aging, North Carolina, the Benedict...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Pridesource.com

    ... work that I was doing with these poems really resonated with all sorts of people, whether it was the San Francisco Symphony wanting arrangements of them or "Songs for Lulu" (his 2010 album grieving the loss of his mother, Kate McGarrigle) or other ...

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  9. Pianist Shai Wosner Announces Upcoming Recording Featuring Danish National SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony in the U.S.; the Barcelona Symphony, BBC Symphonies, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Hamburg Symphony, Hungarian National ...

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  10. A colorful outing for S.F. SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | SFGate

    The decades before and after 1900 witnessed, among other things, a vast expansion of the orchestral landscape as composers worked to create new worlds of instrumental color. Some of the results of that expansion will be on display in Davies Hall this week, as guest conductor Juraj Valcuha returns to lead the San Francisco Symphony .

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  11. Juraj Valcuha returns to Davies Symphony HallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Slovakian conductor Juraj Valcuha has chosen an interesting program for his return to Davies Symphony Hall this week, as he leads the San Francisco Symphony in a concert of music by Prokofiev , Richard Strauss and Anton Webern. From Prokofiev we shall hear his Suite from The Love for Three Oranges , from Strauss his Tone Poem Don Juan and the Suite from Der Rosenkavalier , and from Webern his Idyll Im Sommerwind.

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  12. Melanie Smith will replace Ruth Felt as head of San Francisco PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... team as we move forward." Valcuha leads 'Don Juan': Juraj Valcuha returns as guest conductor to the San Francisco Symphony this week with a program featuring two large-scale orchestral works by Richard Strauss. Each offers a different view of love ...

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  13. June will begin with two weeks of SFS guest conductors and young artist debutsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Examiner.com

    The first two weeks of next month at Davies Symphony Hall will see the return of two prominent guest conductors to the podium of the San Francisco Symphony ; and each conductor will present the SFS debut of an emerging young artist. The first series of concerts in June will conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy.

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  14. Brahms flourishes under Alan Gilbert's leadership of the New York PhilharmonicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall, the Great Performers Series of the San Francisco Symphony presented the second of two performances by the New York Philharmonic under the leadership of Music Director Alan Gilbert. Note the object of that final preposition.

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  15. NY Phil raises a splendid noise in DaviesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | SFGate

    ... concert, the first in a two-night run under outgoing music director Alan Gilbert that was part of the San Francisco Symphony 's Great Performers Series , put the most persuasive imaginable spin on the Philharmonic's trademark sound. That meant ...

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  16. Alan Gilbert presents himself as a compelling advocate for Jean SibeliusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall the New York Philharmonic gave the first of two performances presented under the aegis of the Great Performers Series managed by the San Francisco Symphony . The conductor was the Philharmonic's Music Director, Alan Gilbert.

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  17. Cleveland Orchestra awash in color on flashy evening with Orozco-Estrada and GersteinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Cleveland.com

    ... guest in the horns, warrants a shout-out by name: Nicole Cash Saks, associate principal horn in the San Francisco Symphony. Gerstein's name, by contrast, is well known here, a tested source of heat and virtuosity in a wide range of repertoire. ...

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  18. It's all in the details Oscar, music, wine: BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Marina Times

    ... interesting! Also, if you've the good fortune to know about the SoundBox presentations of the San Francisco Symphony, try one! Though they may be over for this season and tickets sell out as soon as they go on sale (the small space only seats 400 ...

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  19. New York Philharmonic comes to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Examiner.com

    This week the San Francisco Symphony plays host to the New York Philharmonic and Music Director Alan Gilbert , as part of the visitors' current four-concert West Coast tour, which includes performances in Costa Mesa and San Diego. Maestro Gilbert and the Philharmonic appear in a two-concert program at Davies Symphony Hall, featuring music by Beethoven, Sibelius, Schumann and Brahms.

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  20. Returning to Mason Bates' 'Mass Transmission' is an exciting delightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Last night in Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, led by Director Ragnar Bohlin, performed on their own, rather than as an addition to the San Francisco Symphony ensemble. The major work on the program was Gabriel Faure's Opus 48 setting of the Requiem text with instrumental accompaniment provided only by organ , rather than a full orchestra.

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