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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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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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