Rebellious Genius: Shostakovich's First Symphony

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Experience Shostakovich's First Symphony, a work whose ceaseless energy, sharp turns, and characteristic wit helped the composer forge his distinct musical identity. Also on the program, violinist Baiba Skride brings her "insightful and passionate" playing (The New York Times) to Sibelius' unrelentingly beautiful Violin Concerto.


Conductor/Performers

Osmo Vänskä

conductor

Baiba Skride

violin

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Sibelius

Finlandia

Shostakovich

Symphony No. 1

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

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  1. Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

    Tickets will go on sale July 17, 2017.
  2. Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

    Tickets will go on sale July 17, 2017.
  3. Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

    Tickets will go on sale July 17, 2017.

If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

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