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.


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.