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San Francisco Symphony

Broadcast Schedule - Spring/Summer 2014


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-01
RELEASE:  March 24, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Semyon Bychkov
SOLOIST:  Pinchas Zukerman, violin

Wagner   Overture to Tannhäuser (Dresden version)
Bruch   Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26
Tchaikovsky   Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64
Encore:
  Kissine:   Post-scriptum (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-02
RELEASE:  March 31, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Semyon Bychkov
 
Schubert:   Symphony in B Minor, D.759, Unfinished
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 in G Minor, Op. 105, The Year 1905
Encore:
  Stravinsky:   Symphony in Three Movements (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-03
RELEASE:  April 7, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST:  Samuel Carl Adams, electronica

Samuel Carl Adams:    Drift and Providence
Mahler:  Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-04
RELEASE:  April 14, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Vasily Petrenko
SOLOIST:  Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano

Arvo Pärt:   Fratres
Bartók:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major
Respighi:  Fountains of Rome (Fontane di Roma)
Respighi:   Pines of Rome (Pini di Roma)
Encore:
 Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 9 in E-Flat Major, Op. 70 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-05
RELEASE:  April 21, 2014

CONDUCTOR: András Schiff
SOLOIST:  András Schiff, piano

Mendelssohn:  Fingal's Cave Overture, Op. 26
Bach:   Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E Major, BWV 1053
Bach:   Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052
Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, Italian
Encore:  
  Mozart:   Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K.338 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-06
RELEASE:  April 28, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Asher Fisch
SOLOIST:  David Fray, piano

Wagner:   Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
Mozart:   Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-Flat Major, K.482
Brahms:   Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-07
RELEASE:  May 5, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST:  Lang Lang, piano

Cowell:   Music 1957
Prokofiev:   Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
Rachmaninoff:  Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-08
RELEASE:  May 12, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST:  Yefim Bronfman, piano
 
R. Strauss:   Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28
Mark Volkert: Pandora (World Premiere)
Beethoven:   Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, Emperor
Encore:
 Mozart:   Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K.504, Prague (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-09
RELEASE:  May 19, 2014

LEADER:  Alexander Barantschik, leader and violinist
SOLOISTS:  Alexander Barantschik, violinist; Catherine Payne, piccolo;
     Jonathan D. Fischer, oboe

Vivaldi:   Piccolo Concerto in C Major, RV 443
Bach:   Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041
Mozart:   Divertimento in D Major for Strings, K.136 (125a)
Bach:   Concerto in D Minor for Violin and Oboe, BWV 1060
Mozart:   Serenade No. 6 in D Major, K.239, Serenata notturna


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-10
RELEASE:  May 26, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Charles Dutoit
SOLOIST:  James Ehnes, violin
 
Ravel:   Rapsodie espagnole
Lalo:    Symphonie espagnole, Op. 21
Elgar:   Enigma Variations, Op. 36
Encore:
 Bates:   The B-Sides (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-11
RELEASE:  June 2, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST:   Gil Shaham, violin
 
Stravinsky   Agon
Stravinsky   Violin Concerto in D Major
Stravinsky   The Rite of Spring (1947 revision)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-12
RELEASE:  June 9, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Pablo Heras-Casado
SOLOIST:   Stephen Hough, piano

Magnus Lindberg:  EXPO (West Coast Premiere)
Liszt:   Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major
Prokofiev:   Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 100
Encore:
 Mozart:   Divertimento in D Major, K.251 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-13
RELEASE:  June 16, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Yan Pascal Tortelier
SOLOIST:  William Bennett, oboe
 
Debussy-Büsser:  Petite Suite
R. Strauss:   Oboe Concerto
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1in C Minor, Op. 11
Encore:
 Tchaikovsky:  Serenade for Strings, Op. 48 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-14
RELEASE:  June 23, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST:   Nadine Sierra, soprano

Mozart:   Ruhe sanft mein ganzes Leben from Zaïde, K.344
Mozart:   Trostlos schluchzet Philomel from Zaïde, K.344
Mozart:   Tiger! Wetze nur die Klauen from Zaïde, K.344
Bruckner:   Symphony No. 7 in E Minor
Encore:
 Schumann:   Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Rhenish (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-15
RELEASE:  June 30, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST:  Yuja Wang, piano

Beethoven   Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
Brahms   Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68
Encore:
 Berlioz:   Introduction from Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-16
RELEASE:  July 7, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Herbert Blomstedt

Wagner:   Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Ingvar Lidholm: Poesis
Beethoven:   Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, Eroica
Encore:
 Sibelius:   Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 105 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-17
RELEASE:  July 14, 2014

CONDUCTOR:  Herbert Blomstedt
SOLOIST:  Augustin Hadelich, violin
 
Beethoven:   Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
Nielsen:   Symphony No. 5, Op. 50
Encore:
 Brahms:   Serenade No. 2 in A major, Opus 16 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-18
RELEASE:  July 21, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Christoph Eschenbach
SOLOIST:  Matthias Goerne, baritone
 
Wagner:   Die Frist ist um from Der fliegende Holländer
Wagner:   Wotan's Farewell from Die Walküre
Dvo?ák:   Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, From the New World
Encore:
 Debussy:   Nocturnes (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-19
RELEASE:  July 28, 2014

CONDUCTOR: David Robertson
SOLOIST:  Marc-André Hamelin, piano
 
Elliott Carter:  Variations for Orchestra
Ravel:   Piano Concerto in D Major for the Left Hand
Gershwin:   Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel:   La Valse


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-20
RELEASE:  August 4, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Juraj Valcuha
SOLOIST:   Gautier Capuçon, cello

Dvorák:   Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104
Kodály:   Dances of Galánta
Bartók:   Suite from The Wooden Prince, Op. 13
Encore:
 Varese:   Ameriques (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-21
RELEASE:  August 11, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Kirill Karabits
SOLOISTS:   Alexander Barantschik, violin; Jonathan Vinocour, viola

Honegger:   Pacific 231
Britten:   Double Concerto in B Minor for Violin and Viola
Sibelius:   Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43
Encore:
 Tchaikovsky:  Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17, Little Russian  (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-22
RELEASE:  August 18, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Roberto Abbado
SOLOIST:  Jonathan Biss, piano

Schumann:   Genoveva Overture, Op. 81
Schumann:   Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54
Ivan Fedele:   Scena
Schubert:   Symphony No. 3 in D Major, D.200
Encore:
 Schubert:   Symphony in B Minor, D.759, Unfinished (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-23
RELEASE:  August 25, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Vladimir Jurowski
SOLOIST:  Khatia Buniatishvili, piano

Scriabin:  Reverie, Op. 24
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

Debussy:  Jeux
Debussy:  La Mer
Encore:
 Prokofiev:   Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Opus 44 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-24
RELEASE:  September 1, 2014
   
CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
  
Beethoven:  Three Equali for Four Trombones, WoO 30
Beethoven:   Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
John Adams:  Absolute Jest
Beethoven:  Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60
Encore: 
 Beethoven:   Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-25
RELEASE:  September 8, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

Traditional:  Russian Folk Songs
Stravinsky:  Les Noces
Stravinsky:  Petrushka
Stravinsky:  Scherzo à la russe
Encore:  
 Stravinsky:   Divertimento from The Fairy's Kiss (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)


PROGRAM #: SFS 14-26
RELEASE:  September 15, 2014

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOIST:  Yuja Wang, piano

Fauré:  Pavane, Op. 50
Sibelius:  Symphony No. 3 in C Major, Op. 52
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
Encore:
 Sibelius:  Symphony No. 4, Op. 63 (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)