Scheherazade!

It beguiles and seduces, sensuous and exotic. Distinguished Spanish maestro Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos returns for Rimsky-Korsakov's spectacular, Scheherazade. A musical magic carpet flies you to the world of the Arabian nights. Plus, acclaimed cellist and MacArthur Fellow Alisa Weilerstein performs Haydn’s elegant Cello Concerto in C.


Conductor/Performers

Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

conductor

Alisa Weilerstein

cello

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Rimsky-Korsakov

Scheherazade

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

Concert: Approx. 1h 50m, includes intermission.


Podcasts

Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade

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A Gold Medal Performance: US ice dancing team Meryl Davis and Charlie White perform to Scheherazade and take home the gold in the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi:

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein performs Bach's Bourrée & Gigue from Solo Cello Suite No. 3, and Osvaldo Golijov's "Omaramor" at an NPR Tiny Desk Concert:

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Pre- and post-show Events

Inside Music, an informative talk with Scott Foglesong, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders.

Program Support

The Thursday Matinee concerts are endowed by a gift in memory of Rhoda Goldman.


Love musically in February with romantic music, perfect for a romantic night. At this concert, you can upgrade your experience with a Side Box Romance Package, with champagne, a truffle, and strawberry delivered to your seat. Learn more at sfsymphony.org/lovemusically.