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MTT and Missa solemnis
Phone (415) 864-6000
Price $15 to $150
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Music Performing Arts

MTT and Missa solemnis

Saturday, May 11, 2013 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

While composing Missa solemnis, “Beethoven looked as if he had been in mortal combat with the whole host of . . . his everlasting enemies,” wrote a friend of the composer’s. Beethoven was indeed possessed by this mystical choral work, written at the same time as his Ninth Symphony.

Michael Tilson Thomas conductor
Laura Claycomb soprano
Sasha Cooke mezzo-soprano
Michael Fabiano tenor
Shenyang bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony and Chorus

Beethoven Missa solemnis

Created by SFSymphony

MTT and Missa solemnis

The San Francisco Symphony presents over 220 concerts each year from September through July. Tickets start at just $15. Visit sfsymphony.org for complete calendar listings, special events, great prices for kids, and to learn more.

Performers at this Event
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
Michael Tilson Thomas Remove performer from this event
Tilson Thomas is one of America's premier conductors, known for American modern music, but equally at ease with traditional symphonic music. ~ Rovi
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony Chorus Remove performer from this event
The San Francisco Symphony is one of the few major U.S. orchestras with its own chorus and the SFS Chorus is recognized internationally as one of America’s finest. Established in 1972 at the request of Seiji Ozawa, the Symphony’s Music Director, the 155-member Chorus today gives a minimum of twenty-six performances each season and has sung under many of the world’s leading conductors, including Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, SFS Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt, Kurt Masur, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Robert Shaw....
Laura Claycomb
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Laura Claycomb caught international attention for the first time at age 24, stepping in at the last minute to perform Giulietta in I Capuleti ed i Montecchi with Geneva Opera. Ms. Claycomb gained instant recognition for her outstanding performance....
Michael Fabiano
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Michael Fabiano made operatic history last season when he became the first tenor to sing in the first live, 3-D simulcast of an opera in European history; portraying Gennaro in Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia, produced by English National Opera and Sky ARTS....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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