This season culminates in a survey of the art of Benjamin Britten. Beloved San Francisco Symphony guest Gil Shaham offers Prokofiev’s lyrical Violin Concerto No. 2, an evocative preface to Britten’s exotic Prince of the Pagodas and its serene, intoxicating textures of the gamelan orchestra.
San Francisco Symphony
Violin Concerto No. 2
Excerpts from The Prince of the Pagodas
Concert: Approx. 1h 30m, includes intermission.
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Gil Shaham performs the third movement of Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor with the Orchestre de Paris:
The Royal Ballet Company and the Royal Opera House perform Benjamin Britten's The Prince of the Pagodas: