András Schiff conducts Bach and Mendelssohn

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The young Mendelssohn toured extensively, forming indelible impressions of Europe that were inseparable from his musical imagination. Moved by a seaside cave off the Scottish coast, he captured its immense beauty and raw power in Fingal's Cave. Delighted by Italy, he wrote an exuberant paean to that country. It was Mendelssohn the conductor who rekindled interest in Bach’s music in the 19th Century. The amazing András Schiff—Project San Francisco artist and one of the world’s most esteemed interpreters of Bach—conducts two captivating concertos from the keyboard.

“There is nothing more reliable in the world of classical music today than pianist András Schiff playing Bach." —THE NEW YORK TIMES



András Schiff

conductor and piano

San Francisco Symphony


Concert length is approximately 2 hours.

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  1. Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 8:00pm

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  2. Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 6:30pm

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  3. Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 8:00pm

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