December 2015 programs on the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

December 2015 programs on the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Charles Ives' Three Places in New England will be played by the San Francisco Symphony on 12/29.

This month the San Fransisco Symphony presents Ives' Three Places in New England, which features recognizable hymns reimagined in 20th century harmony. Gil Shaham can be heard on violin. 

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12/1      J. S. Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4 C. P. E. Bach: Cello Concerto No. 3 C. P. E. Bach: Symphony in G J. S. Bach: Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2 (Carolyn Sampson, s; Mark Inouye, tr; Peter Wyrick, c; Ton Koopman and Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

12/8      Sibelius: Lemminkäinen's Return Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2 Brahms: Symphony No. 4 Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn (Christian Tetzlaff, v; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

12/15    Fauré: Pavane Schubert: Entr’acte No. 3 from Rosamunde Dvořák: Legends for Orchestra Grieg: The Last Spring Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 1 Litolff: Scherzo from Concerto symphonique No. 4 Debussy: Images Brahms: Tragic Overture (Yuja Wang, p; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

12/22    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 Bates: The B-Sides (Kirill Gerstein, p; Charles Dutoit and Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

12/29    Traditional: Lelambatan Tabuh Pat Jagul Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 Britten: Excerpts from The Prince of the Pagodas Ives: Three Places in New England (Gil Shaham, v; Gamelan Sekar Jaya, gamelan; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

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