The San Francisco Symphony performs Mahler’s exquisite Blumine. Originally intended as the second movement of his Symphony No. 1, Mahler later separated this delicate “bouquet of flowers” to stand on its own. Beethoven’s impassioned Third Piano Concerto follows: a work of startling dramatic power, marking the start of the composer’s “heroic” period. No one plays it better than Emanuel Ax, one of the leading pianists today and one of the most insightful Beethoven interpreters of our time. MTT concludes the program with a selection of musical gems sure to surprise and delight.
Katharine Hanrahan Open Rehearsal is a working rehearsal. The pieces rehearsed are at the conductor’s discretion.
Piano Concerto No. 3
Short pieces by Copland, Debussy, Delius, Grieg, Rachmaninoff, and Delibes
Concert: Approx. 1h 35m, includes intermission.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 10:00am
Davies Symphony Hall
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