San Francisco Symphony Plays Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2
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The last date listed for San Francisco Symphony Plays Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 was Sunday November 8, 2009 / 2:00pm.
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Violinist Christian Tetzlaff, the New Yorker once noted, can produce "a violin color that other… More
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For sure I enjoyed the concert. I am glad like heck that I attended the pre concert lecture, especially for the listening tips on “The Bells”. I had never heard it before and it was sung with the Russian text to boot. I would have enjoyed it just...continued
Rachmaninoff: The Bells
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No 2
A Russian translation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Bells was the inspiration for Sergei Rachmaninoff’s choral monument of the same name. This haunting work’s mystery lies in its use of an ancient chant sung at funerals. The Second Symphony is a multi-colored tapestry of melody.
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Nuccia Focile, soprano
Frank Lopardo, tenor
Mikhail Petrenko, baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
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