Janowski conducts Brahms and Schumann: An Open Rehearsal

 

Two giants of the Romantic era grace the program. Schumann proudly called his overture “one of the strongest of my musical children.” His Rhenish Symphony is exuberant and melodic, with a massive fanfare for brass and winds.  Brahms made the unusual concerto pairing of violin and cello partly to mend a break in his friendship with a virtuoso violinist. The instruments’ pronounced difference in sound resulted in a dramatic, Gypsy-flavored work.

“The San Francisco Symphony plays awfully well under just about any circumstances. But something special seems to happen when Marek Janowski comes to town.” SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

Katharine Hanrahan Open Rehearsal is a working rehearsal. The pieces rehearsed are at the conductor’s discretion.


Conductor/Performers

Marek Janowski

conductor

Arabella Steinbacher

violin

Alban Gerhardt

cello

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Schumann

Manfred Overture

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

Rehearsal length is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.


Podcasts

Schumann's Symphony No. 3

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