Tortelier conducts Dvořák 

Yan Pascal Tortelier leads the Symphony in an enthralling program of Romantic masterpieces. The popularity of Dvořák’s Ninth Symphony, From the New World, notwithstanding, many consider his Seventh Symphony to be his finest: its dramatic and expressive depth and brilliance of orchestration show Dvořák at the height of his powers. Rising star Martin Helmchen makes his San Francisco Symphony debut with Schumann’s Piano Concerto—a work, critics say the young virtuoso “[lights] with an inner glow.” 

Please note: These concerts were originally scheduled to be conducted by Marek Janowski.


Conductor/Performers

Yan Pascal Tortelier

conductor

Martin Helmchen

piano

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Dvořák

Symphony No. 7

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

Concert: Approx. 1h 30m, includes intermission.


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Dvořák's Symphony No. 7

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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor John Storgårds and Martin Helmchen piano rehearsing Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor.

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