Eschenbach conducts Dvořák

Schoenberg’s First Chamber Symphony brought to a close a period characterized by dramatic, richly melodic works. Composer Alban Berg called it “a real milestone in the history of music.” Heart-racing melodies abound in the symphony Dvořák composed while living in New York City, which he hailed, in 1892, for its “lovely buildings and beautiful streets and everywhere, the greatest cleanliness.” The ecstatic symphony remains among the most popular ever penned.

"[Matthias Goerne] dynamic range is huge, and the power at the extremities of his voice are fully equal to that of its middle register." —THE GUARDIAN


Conductor/Performers

Christoph Eschenbach

conductor

Matthias Goerne

baritone

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Schoenberg

Chamber Symphony No. 1

Wagner

"Die Frist is um" from The Flying Dutchman

Wagner

Wotan’s Farewell from Die Walküre

Dvořák

Symphony No. 9, From the New World

All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.

Concert Length is approximately 2 hours.

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