Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts Strauss With the San Francisco Symphony
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The last date listed for Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts Strauss With the San Francisco Symphony was Sunday November 21, 2010 / 2:00pm.
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The return of last season's mega-successful Beethoven & Bates embraces both the classic and cutting-edge, with a finale featuring acclaimed Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. The evening kicks off with Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Symphony and Rossini's Overture to La gazza ladra, with its snappy snare drums, followed by Bates, a Guggenheim Fellow and multiple composition prizewinner, joining the orchestra as they perform his Alternative Energy. Come early and learn more at an informative pre-concert discussion. Learn More
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The 50-minute performance of Richard Strauss's Ein Heldenleben ranged from the glorious violin solo of Alexander Barantschik to the 19 horns of the expanded orchestra. MTT is genius for paring this piece with Schubert's Incidental Music for...continued
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Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Elza van den Heever, soprano
San Francisco Symphony
Schubert, Music from Rosamunde
Strauss, Four Last Songs
Strauss, Ein Heldenleben
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