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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.

Description

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