Mendelssohn and Adès: Heras-Casado Conducts
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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The San Francisco Symphony presents over 220 concerts each year from September through July. Visit sfsymphony.org for complete calendar listings, special events, great prices for kids, and to learn more.
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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