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Sunday, April 9, 2017 Permalink

San Francisco Symphony: Program Details 9 April 2017

Susanna Phillips | photo: Dario Acosta
 

Susanna Phillips | photo: Dario Acosta

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts a new commission, Tchaikovsky and Sibelius symphonies; plus, Susanna Phillips sings Samuel Barber's setting to excerpts from "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," a 1938 prose poem by James Agee.

 


Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas

 

Ted Hearne: Dispatches (SFS/NWS commission)

Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24
Soloist: Susanna Phillips, soprano

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Opus 74, Pathétique

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

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