Open Rehearsal: Urbański Conducts Shostakovich's Tenth

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Returning after a successful debut in the 2015-16 season, young conductor Krzysztof Urbański, hailed as “remarkable” and “gorgeously expressive” (San Francisco Chronicle), conducts Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto performed by Augustin Hadelich. The program continues with Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony, which the composer completed just one year after Stalin’s death. This orchestral showpiece culminates in a celebratory march representing victory over an oppressive regime.

Take a peek behind-the-scenes and experience a San Francisco Symphony performance in the making. It begins at 8:30am with coffee, doughnuts, and a half-hour informative talk at 9am. Then, watch as the conductor and musicians collaborate to bring the music to life.


Conductor/Performers

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Penderecki

Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima

Mendelssohn

Violin Concerto

Shostakovich

Symphony No. 10

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

Podcasts

Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10
 
Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor
 
Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10
 

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  1. Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:00am

    Davies Symphony Hall

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

Pre- and post-show Events

Inside Music, an informative talk by Alexandra Amati-Camperi, begins one hour prior to the rehearsal. Free to ticketholders. Learn More.

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Open Rehearsals are a working rehearsal. The pieces rehearsed are at the conductor’s discretion.

The Open Rehearsals are endowed by a bequest from the estate of Katharine Hanrahan. For information about including the SF Symphony in your estate plans, contact Gift Planning at 415-503-5482 or giftplanning@sfsymphony.org.