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MTT conducts Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff
Phone (415) 864-6000
Price $15 to $146
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Music Performing Arts

MTT conducts Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

A world premiere from the Orchestra’s Assistant Concertmaster Mark Volkert opens a dynamic program. Prokofiev’s concerto is notoriously difficult, but when Yuja Wang last performed the work here, the Mercury News reported, “After each movement, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas turned toward the pianist to . . . give a little gasping ‘wow.’” Rachmaninoff was an extraordinary melodist; one of the tunes from his Second Symphony enjoyed a second life as a rock hit in the ’70s.

Michael Tilson Thomas
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MTT conducts Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff

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San Francisco Symphony
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Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience of nearly 600,000 in its home of Davies Symphony Hall, in other Bay Area venues, and through an active national and international touring program....
Michael Tilson Thomas
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Tilson Thomas is one of America's premier conductors, known for American modern music, but equally at ease with traditional symphonic music. ~ Rovi
Yuja Wang
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Yuja Wang is one of those exceedingly rare pianists to have become a major international presence by her 21st birthday. Having performed by then with such orchestras as the New York, St....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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