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Jonathan Biss plays Schumann
Phone (415) 864-6000
Price $15 to $150
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Music Performing Arts

Jonathan Biss plays Schumann

Saturday, Jun 15, 2013 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

Schumann’s lilting, effervescent concerto started out as a shorter piece, but virtuoso pianist Clara Wieck—his wife—urged him to expand it. Fortunate decision, that, as it has long ranked among the world’s most beloved concertos. Jonathan Biss, hailed as a “musician’s musician,” does the honors. Schubert wrote this jubilant, warm-hearted Third Symphony at 18.

Roberto Abbado conductor
Jonathan Biss piano
San Francisco Symphony

Schumann Genoveva Overture
Schumann Piano Concerto
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Jonathan Biss plays 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....
Roberto Abbado
Roberto Abbado Remove performer from this event
This celebrated conductor has been praised for his sophisticated, clear, and compelling approach to a wide range of lyric and dramatic styles and composers. Abbado was born into a family of Italian musicians extending back more than three generations....
Jonathan Biss
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American pianist Jonathan Biss launched his career in the late '90s, appearances as a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony and several other prominent national ensembles. He achieved career-boosting triumphs with his New York appearances in 2000: that year he debuted as soloist with Kurt Masur and the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall and also gave his recital debut at Tisch Center at the 92nd Street Y, his pianism drawing enthusiastic critical response at both venues....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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