Discovery Concert: MTT conducts Beethoven's Fifth

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2016-17 SeasonDiscover why Beethoven's Fifth is one of the greatest orchestral pieces ever written as Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony present a new Discovery Concert examining this seminal work. Immerse yourself in the music as MTT guides an exploration of this iconic masterwork within a rich, multi-media environment, featuring commentary, video, and the SF Symphony live on stage.


Conductor/Performers

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Beethoven

Symphony No. 5

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

Podcasts

Beethoven's Symphony No. 5
 

From the archives: Beethoven looms large in the history of the SF Symphony



Courtesy of San Francisco Symphony Archives. 

Known for his outsized personality, not to mention mustache, SF Symphony conductor Pierre Monteux (here seen holding a large wreath) pays his respects to Ludwig van Beethoven in Golden Gate Park. Photo taken circa 1942.

 

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  1. Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

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