MTT conducts Brahms

The strength and grace of Brahms’s Fourth and final Symphony rank it among his most profound achievements. Plus, Christian Tetzlaff, the violinist Strings Magazine calls “breathtaking,” joins MTT for Bela Bartók’s  mighty Violin Concerto Number Two.  


Michael Tilson Thomas


Christian Tetzlaff


San Francisco Symphony



Lemminkäinen's Return


Violin Concerto No. 2


Symphony No. 4

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

Concert: Approx. 1h 40m, includes intermission.

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Violinist Christian Tetzlaff on Bartók's Violin Concerto No. 2:

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  1. Wed, May 14, 2014 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  2. Fri, May 16, 2014 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  3. Sat, May 17, 2014 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

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