August 2015 programs on the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

August 2015 programs on the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Pablo Heras-Casado rehearses with the SFSO.

This month on the San Fransisco Symphony we'll enjoy the great pianist Emanuel Ax (8/11), and violinist Leila Josefowicz joins guest conductor Pablo Heras-Casado and the orchestra on 8/18.

8/4       Mahler: Symphony No. 9 Debussy: La Mer (Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

8/11      Mahler: Blumine Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 Copland: Music from the film Our Town Debussy: La Plus que lente Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Grieg: The Last Spring Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Delibes: Cortège of Bacchus from Sylvia Copland: Short Symphony (Emanuel Ax, p; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

8/18      Lully: Overture and Passacaille from Armide Thomas Adès: Three Studies from Couperin Stravinsky: Violin Concerto Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish Kissine: Post-scriptum (Leila Josefowicz, v; Pablo Heras-Casado, cond)

8/25      Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture Schumann: Piano Concerto Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 Mozart: Divertimento (Martin Helmchen, p; Yan Pascal Tortelier and Herbert Blomstedt, cond)