San Francisco Symphony: Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts Berlioz
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The last date listed for San Francisco Symphony: Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts Berlioz was Saturday June 26, 2010 / 8:00pm (Pre-Concert Talk at 7:00pm).
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Natalie Dessay is one of the world's most renowned sopranos, performing at the world's premier opera houses for more than two decades until her retirement from the operatic stage in 2013. A six time winner of the Victoires de la Musique, France's premier annual music awards, she also won a Laurence Olivier Award in 2008 for her work on the London stage. A brilliant and passionate singer, Dessay is known for her interpretations of German lieder and French songs, which she'll perform at Davies Symphony Hall accompanied by pianist Phillipe Cassard. The evening's program features music by Clara Schumann, Brahms and Poulenc, as well as Richard Strauss, Duparc, Fauré, and Debussy. Learn More
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- "The fine mezzo Sasha Cooke ... sang <em>Les Nuits d'ete</em> with an expressive, amber-hued voice ..." —<em>The New York Times</em>
Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony perform an all-Berlioz program, including Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture, Les Nuits d’été, and Harold in Italy. This concert will feature mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and new SF Symphony Principal Viola Jonathan Vinocour. Be the first to hear these works before the SFS performs them at the summer 2010 Lucerne Festival.
Inside Music, an informative talk with Scott Foglesong and free to ticketholders, begins one hour prior to concerts.
Michael Tilson Thomas conductor
Sasha Cooke mezzo-soprano
Jonathan Vinocour viola
Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture
Berlioz Les Nuits d’été
Berlioz Harold in Italy