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András Schiff conducts Bach and Mendelssohn
Phone (415) 864-6000
Price $15 to $146
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Music Performing Arts

András Schiff conducts Bach and Mendelssohn

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

This performance is part of Project San Francisco, an innovative composer and artist residency program.

The young Mendelssohn toured extensively, forming indelible impressions of Europe that were inseparable from his musical imagination. Moved by a seaside cave off the Scottish coast, he captured its immense beauty and raw power in the Hebrides Overture. Delighted by Italy, he wrote an exuberant paean to that country. It was Mendelssohn the conductor who rekindled interest in Bach’s music in the
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András Schiff conducts Bach and Mendelssohn

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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....
András Schiff
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Andras Schiff is one of the most prominent members of a generation of Hungarian pianists born in the years following the Second World War, along with such artists as Zoltán Kocsis, Dezso Ránki, and Jenö Jandó....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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