MTT conducts music from Peer Gynt
Ibsen asked Grieg to compose music for Peer Gynt, his dramatic poem about a very bad boy and his redemption through the love of a very good woman. Grieg crafted a passel of expressive themes that have gained worldwide fame through his short orchestral suite. The SFS, soloists, and Chorus perform extended selections from the thrilling, rarely-heard full score with staging, evocative lighting, and dramatic elements. As an added bonus, music by other composers inspired by Peer Gynt will be intermingled… Show more
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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....
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