John Adams Conducts El Niño With the San Francisco Symphony
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The last date listed for John Adams Conducts El Niño was Saturday December 4, 2010 / 8:00pm (Dawn Upshaw).
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Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Linda Ray
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Beautiful music. Very moving and should become a holiday tradition. I noted a link between the massacre of Mexican students in 1968 by their government to the killing of children ordered by King Herod. John Adams is a very interesting composer and I also recommend his opera Dr. Atomic.
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These performances are part of Project San Francisco, an innovative composer and artist residency program.
The Symphony launches the Holiday season with a bona fide modern classic, as the preeminent American composer John Adams conducts a new production of El Niño, his captivating retelling of the Christmas story. Special lighting and staging help set the mood and tell the tale. The all-star cast of singers includes Dawn Upshaw, one of El Niño’s original interpreters.
Soprano Dawn Upshaw will perform December 4; Jessica Rivera will perform December 3.
Inside Music, an informative talk with Susan Key, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to all ticketholders.
Meet John Adams at a CD signing in the Symphony Store following the December 3 concert.
John Adams – conductor
Jessica Rivera – soprano
Dawn Upshaw – soprano
Michelle DeYoung – mezzo-soprano
Daniel Bubeck – countertenor
Brian Cummings – countertenor
Steven Rickards – countertenor
Jonathan Lemalu – bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Girls Chorus; Susan McMane, Director
San Francisco Symphony
John Adams -_ El Niño _