This is music of power and of passion. The San Francisco Symphony performs Tchaikovsky’s final masterpiece – the Pathétique Symphony. James Conlon conducts the verboten music of Holocaust victim Erwin Schulhoff. And Jean-Yves Thibaudet plays Shostakovich’s captivating First Piano Concerto.
San Francisco Symphony
Scherzo from Symphony No. 5
Piano Concerto No. 1
Symphony No. 6, Pathétique
All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.
Concert: Approx. 1h 35m, includes intermission.
Watch a Video
Jean-Yves Thibaudet discusses learning Shostakovich's Concerto No. 1 with WQXR Radio: