Violinist Gil Shaham with the San Francisco Symphony: Berg, Schubert
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The last date listed for Violinist Gil Shaham with the San Francisco Symphony: Berg, Schubert was Wednesday June 10, 2009 / 8:00pm.
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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
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Janice O.
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This SF Symphony & the SF Symphony chorus were wonderful, as always. And with MTT directing it made attending this performance a highlight. I'm only giving it 2-stars because I didn't particularly like the violin soloist Gil Shaham. There seemed to be something missing as he performed the music. I mainly went to hear the vocal soloists in Part 2, but they didn't get to do too much. Unfortunately, I wasn't familiar with the music beforehand, and have come to the conclusion I'm not a Berg fan. Definitely go however if you want to hear the chorus take centerstage. Their sound is definitely wonderful.
<p>Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
Laura Aikin, soprano
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Bruce Sledge, tenor
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Jeremy Galyon, baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Berg: Violin Concerto
Schubert: Mass No. 6</p> <p>Part requiem, part showpiece, the great Berg concerto finds an ideal interpreter in Shaham, who has explored it for years and played it often. Schubert's Masses are glories of the choral repertory and this one is no exception.</p>