San Francisco Symphony Performs Schubert, Shostakovich
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The last date listed for Bychkov Conducts Schubert's Unfinished and Shostakovich was Saturday September 15, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Davies Symphony Hall is an appropriately majestic backdrop for the San Francisco Choral Society's performance of Brahms' monumental A German Requiem. Working from a German-language Bible -- rather than the Latin Catholic liturgy -- Brahms focused his elegiac composition on the transience of life, rather than the finality of death. In doing so, he transformed a potentially conventional piece of church music into what would later become the second most performed choral work after Handel's Messiah. Now soloists Marnie Breckenridge (soprano) and Eugene Brancoveanu (bass) and the California Chamber Symphony will join SF Choral in bringing this masterful Requiem back to life. Learn More
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This was the most spectacular, moving concert that I can remember! The Shostakovich piece is one hour with no interruptions. The individual movements flow one into another with no obvious breaks. Knowing the tragic back story, that of Russian...continued
Quotes & Highlights
“Semyon Bychkov and the San Francisco Symphony exuded the confidence and anticipatory pleasure of travelers setting out on a familiar journey.” —_San Francisco Classical Voice _
Inside Music, an informative talk free to ticketholders, begins one hour prior to concerts.
Meet Semyon Bychkov for a CD signing in the Symphony Store following the September 14 and 15 concerts.