THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS GREAT PERFORMERS
The Saint Petersburg Philharmonic’s second night features Vilde Frang, “a new star in the violin firmament,” (The Guardian) in Prokofiev’s electrifying Second Violin Concerto. Framing this thrilling show of virtuosity, music director Yuri Temirkanov conducts the Philharmonic in Rossini’s ever-popular Overture to The Barber of Seville and Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony, a sweeping work of Romantic pathos and Russian grandeur.
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic
Overture to The Barber of Seville
Violin Concerto No. 2
Symphony No. 2
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.
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A conversation with Vilde Frang:
Yuri Temirkanov conducts the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic at the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre:
Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 8:00pm
Davies Symphony Hall
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