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Mendelssohn and Adès: Heras-Casado Conducts
Phone (415) 864-6000
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Performing Arts Music

Mendelssohn and Adès: Heras-Casado Conducts

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 2:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

This first of two programs juxtaposing two of Western music’s greatest prodigies and most singular musical voices—the German Romantic Felix Mendelssohn and modern British master Thomas Adès—highlights each composer’s Baroque fascination. Adès’s Three Studies from Couperin visits the court of Louis XIV, where Jean-Baptiste Lully served as surintendant de la musique and François Couperin followed as court organist. Leila Josefowicz, known as a champion of modern music, brings a special touch to Stravinsky’s… Show more

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Mendelssohn and Adès: Heras-Casado Conducts

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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....
Leila Josefowicz
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Canadian-born violinist Leila Bronia Josefowicz began attracting attention through her playing from the age of ten. Her Polish father is a physicist; her English mother, Wendy, is a geneticist....
Pablo Heras-Casado
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Heras-Casado is proving to be a versatile conductor, whether it be Renaissance choral works, Romantic symphonies, or Modern orchestral music. ~ Rovi
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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