Aug 12, 2016
Honoring Steve Reich’s 80th birthday, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony present a week-long celebration of the composer this September.
The week begins with the Symphony’s Opening Night Gala on September 7, highlighting Reich’s Three Movements. Concerts on September 9 & 10 see members of the Symphony joined by contemporary chamber ensemble Eighth Blackbird for the SFS premiere of Reich’s Double Sextet.
Culminating on September 11, the celebration features MTT and the SFS in Steve Reich: An American Maverick. MTT hosts the evening, which will spotlight the Symphony alongside special guests Derek Johnson and the Kronos Quartet.
Listen to Reich on recording
Photo: Vahan Stepanyan