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Janowski conducts Brahms and Schumann
Phone (415) 864-6000
Price $15 to $150
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Performing Arts Music

Janowski conducts Brahms and Schumann

Thursday, May 16, 2013 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

Two giants of the Romantic era grace the program. Schumann proudly called his overture “one of the strongest of my musical children.” His electrifying Fourth Symphony (it actually predated two of his others) was a birthday present to his young wife Clara. Brahms made the unusual concerto pairing of violin and cello partly to mend a break in his friendship with a virtuoso violinist. The instruments’ pronounced difference in sound resulted in a dramatic, Gypsy-flavored work.

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Janowski conducts Brahms and Schumann

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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....
Marek Janowski
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German-Polish conductor Marek Janowski has forged a solid, mostly European-based career by largely disengaging himself from the fast-track musical life. Disturbed by the dominance of regietheater in Europe, he vacated the opera pit in the early '90s to concentrate on his symphonic repertory....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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