Ravishing Rachmaninoff

BRILLIANT VIOLINS

The music of Rachmaninoff has touched hearts for generations. Stéphane Denève, conducts the Russian master’s late, luxuriant Symphonic Dances. Barber’s Adagio for Strings is one of the most popular compositions of the 20th century, for good reason. Its pathos and tension is at once tender and irresistible. And the captivating Isabelle Faust plays Britten’s blistering Violin Concerto. "Her sound has passion, grit, and electricity,” says The New York Times

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Conductor/Performers

Stéphane Denève

conductor

Isabelle Faust

violin

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Barber

Adagio for Strings

Britten

Violin Concerto

Rachmaninoff

Symphonic Dances

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

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  1. Wed, Oct 15, 2014 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  2. Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  3. Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

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