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San Francisco Symphony – GEMMA NEW & GIL SHAHAM: MUSIC OF TCHAIKOVSKY

San Francisco Symphony – GEMMA NEW & GIL SHAHAM: MUSIC OF TCHAIKOVSKY

New Zealand-born conductor Gemma New makes her SF Symphony debut leading the SF Symphony in the inaugural series performance of an all-Tchaikovsky program featuring the composer’s exhilarating Symphony No. 5, the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and his achingly beautiful Violin Concerto, performed by the brilliant Gil Shaham. Famous for his formidable technique and generosity of spirit, Shaham ranks among the greatest violinists of our time.

Conductor – Gemma New
Violin – Gil Shaham
Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto

Tchaikovksy – Symphony No. 5 

 

San Francisco Symphony – Stern Grove Festival

San Francisco Symphony – Stern Grove Festival

Join the SF Symphony at the 82nd Stern Grove Festival for our annual free concert in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater, located at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco. Pack a picnic, grab some friends, and relax as the SF Symphony serenades you with a dazzling afternoon of music al fresco

Edwin Outwater – Conductor
Lauren Decker – Contralto
Mendelssohn – Fingal’s Cave Overture

Elgar – Sea Pictures 

Tchaikovsky – Marche slave 

Mussorgsky (orch. Ravel) – Pictures at an Exhibition

San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

ALYSSA WEINBERGReign of Logic (West Coast Premiere)
GLAZUNOV – Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82
TCHAIKOVSKY – Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Gemma New, conductor
Michael Barenboim, violin

A concert that features three Jacobs Masterworks debuts! Gemma New makes her debut conducting a program which begins with the first San Diego performance of Alyssa Weinberg’s Reign of Logic. Described as “fearless…unapologetic…beautiful…transforming” (Kaleidoscope), Weinberg’s work is influenced by her collaborations in multiple artistic genres. Also making his debut, acclaimed violinist Michael Barenboim will perform Alexander Glazunov’s Violin Concerto written in 1904.

San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

San Diego Symphony – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

ALYSSA WEINBERGReign of Logic (West Coast Premiere)
GLAZUNOV – Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82
TCHAIKOVSKY – Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Gemma New, conductor
Michael Barenboim, violin

A concert that features three Jacobs Masterworks debuts! Gemma New makes her debut conducting a program which begins with the first San Diego performance of Alyssa Weinberg’s Reign of Logic. Described as “fearless…unapologetic…beautiful…transforming” (Kaleidoscope), Weinberg’s work is influenced by her collaborations in multiple artistic genres. Also making his debut, acclaimed violinist Michael Barenboim will perform Alexander Glazunov’s Violin Concerto written in 1904.

San Francisco Symphony – Music For Families: Once Upon an Orchestra

San Francisco Symphony – Music For Families: Once Upon an Orchestra

“Once upon a time” begins some of the most beloved fairytales of all time, and it’s easy to imagine how enchanting the accompanying music is in the ballets, plays, and Disney movies these tales inspired. Dress up as your favorite storybook character and experience the musical storytelling of fairytales as the SF Symphony performs selections from Beauty and the BeastSwan LakeCinderellaMother Goose, and more.  

Don’t forget to bring a fairytale book to get signed by a surprise guest!

Come early and collect stamps in your musical passport, and enjoy lobby activities such as the instrument petting zoo, coloring stations, and our conductor photo station. Ticket holders receive free online materials to enhance musical discovery at home.

Christian Reif – Conductor

Samuel Faustine – Tenor

Glinka – Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Humperdinck – Prelude to Hänsel and Gretel

 

Prokofiev – Waltz and Midnight from Cinderella

 

Rimsky-Korsakov – The Tale of the Kalander Prince from Scheherazade, Opus 35

 

Tchaikovsky – Opening of Act II from Swan Lake

 

Alan Menken/Howard AshmanThe Little Mermaid Suite

 

Alan Menken; arr. Troob, Danny – Music from Aladdin

 

Alan Menken – Transformation from Beauty and the Beast

San Diego Symphony – Rafael Payare Conducts Mozart and Tchaikovsky

San Diego Symphony – Rafael Payare Conducts Mozart and Tchaikovsky

MOZART – Overture to Don Giovanni
R. STRAUSS – Don Juan
TCHAIKOVSKY – Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
MUSSORGSKY/Ravel – Pictures from an Exhibition

Rafael Payare, conductor
Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Don’t miss Rafael Payare’s momentous inaugural concert as San Diego Symphony’s Music Director Designate. As part of our January “Hearing the Future” festival looking at youthful creation, this program features Don Juan, composed by a 24-year-old Richard Strauss, and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures from an Exhibition (written in that composer’s 35th year) in its well-known orchestration by Maurice Ravel. The concert opens with the dramatic overture to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni, which he debuted at age 31. Just Announced! Cellist Alisa Weilerstein will join the concert, performing Tchaikovsky’s beloved Rococo Variations.

Oakland Ballet – The Nutcracker

The spirit of the holidays is brought to life with beautiful dancing, magnificent scenery and imaginative costumes. Cheer on Marie and her soldiers as she rescues the Nutcracker Prince from the evil Rat King and then soar with our dancing snowflakes to the Land of Sweets where luscious treats await. With the Oakland Symphony along with the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir bringing Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score to life – Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker will be highlight of your holiday season!

Oakland Ballet – The Nutcracker

The spirit of the holidays is brought to life with beautiful dancing, magnificent scenery and imaginative costumes. Cheer on Marie and her soldiers as she rescues the Nutcracker Prince from the evil Rat King and then soar with our dancing snowflakes to the Land of Sweets where luscious treats await. With the Oakland Symphony along with the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir bringing Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score to life – Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker will be highlight of your holiday season!

Oakland Ballet – The Nutcracker

The spirit of the holidays is brought to life with beautiful dancing, magnificent scenery and imaginative costumes. Cheer on Marie and her soldiers as she rescues the Nutcracker Prince from the evil Rat King and then soar with our dancing snowflakes to the Land of Sweets where luscious treats await. With the Oakland Symphony along with the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir bringing Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score to life – Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker will be highlight of your holiday season!