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Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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Edo de Waart Conducts Saint-Saëns's Organ Symphony
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attended Feb 17 2012

Wished I would have purchased closer seats but was incredible.

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Wonderful event! Thank you for making it possible!

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Inside Music, an informative talk free to ticketholders, begins one hour prior to concerts.
Meet Simon Trpceski for a CD signing in the Symphony Store following the concerts.


Former Music Director Edo de Waart returns for the first time since 1997, introducing many listeners to the music of Franz Schreker, whose lush and dramatic work could be considered a precursor to the rich film scoring we know today. Rachmaninoff’s sophisticated Fourth Piano Concerto is characteristic in its enormity, but with an unexpected modernness of sound. In a climactic work suitable for de Waart’s return, thundering Organ Symphony provides abundant thrills.

*Artists: *

Edo de Waart conductor

Simon Trpceski piano

San Francisco Symphony

*Program: *

Schreker: Prelude to Act I of _Die Gezeichneten _

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4

Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, Organ

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.