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 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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About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Symphony
The San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas present more than 220 concerts each year from September through July in a variety of genres, with SFS musicians performing classical concerts, holiday favorites, summer pops events, free outdoor concerts, special series for families and children, plus presentations of visiting guest artists and orchestras from around the globe. The San Francisco Symphony also takes its unique style to audiences world-wide, touring nationally and internationally every year. The SFS is currently recording all the Mahler symphonies on its own media label and has recently launched Keeping Score, a national, multi-year, multi-media project bringing classical music to millions of Americans via TV, radio, the Internet and more.