February 2015 Highlights from the SFSO

February 2015 Highlights from the SFSO

Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Liebestod, or death by love, is a large important theme in Wagner's Opera Tristan und Isolde.

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Revolutionary music including Beethoven's Eroica Symphony and excerpts from Wagner's opera Tristan und Isolde is played by the San Fransisco Symphony this month. 

2/3    Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 played by Yuja Wang, and Brahms: Symphony No. 1 

2/10   Conductor Herbert Blomstedt leads the SFSO in a revolutionary program of Wagner:  Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, Lidholm: Poesis, and  Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Eroica 

2/17    Herbet Blomstedt conducts Beethoven: Violin Concerto with violinist Augustin Hadelich, and Nielsen:  Symphony No. 5 

2/24    Chistoph Eschenbach conducts  Wagner: Die Frist ist um from Der fliegende Holländer, Wotan’s Farewell from Die Walküre, and Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, From the New World, a piece inspired by the Czech composers experiences in America. 



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