Sep 25, 2013
This week Michael Tilson Thomas leads pianist Emanuel Ax and the San Francisco Symphony in performances of Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto at Davies Symphony Hall in concerts from September 26 to 28. The program also features Mahler’s Blumine, along with various short orchestral works, including Copland’s Music from Our Town, Debussy’s La plus que lente, Delius’s On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring, Sibelius’s Valse Triste, Rachmaninoff’sVocalise, and Delibes’s “Cortège of Bacchus” fromSylvia. For more details and tickets, click here.
MTT and Emanuel Ax’s 2009 performances of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 with the San Francisco Symphony were recorded for an SFS Media album, which also includes the composer’s Fifth Symphony. Discover the album here.