The San Francisco Symphony continues a tradition that began in 1926, when it became the first symphonic ensemble in the United States heard in regular radio broadcasts.
Sunday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m April through Juneon Music Station
Michael Tilson Thomas | Photo: Vahan Stepanyan
MTT conducts a Beethoven symphony, and SFS Concertmaster Alexander Barantschik plays Beethoven's Romance #1 and #2. Also, a 2009 composition by young American composer (born 1977) Mason Bates, The B-Sides, dedicated to Michael Tilson Thomas.
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Beethoven: Romance in G major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 40Beethoven: Romance in F major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 50Soloist: Alexander Barantschik, violin
Mason Bates: The B-Sides (San Francisco Symphony commission)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 93
ENCORE: Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10