Open Rehearsal: Janowski and Wagner; Ehnes and Bruch

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Experience the passions of springtime in this romantic event at the symphony. The renowned conductor Marek Janowski conducts works by music’s master of sensuality, Richard Wagner. Hear Tannhäuser’s hedonistic adventure in the Venusberg followed by the enrapturing Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde. Plus, the “fierce and impressive” (San Francisco Classical Voice) James Ehnes turns up the bravado in Bruch’s rousing Violin Concerto No. 1.

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

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


Conductor/Performers

Marek Janowski

Conductor

James Ehnes

Violin

Program

Mendelssohn

Ruy Blas Overture

Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1

Wagner

Overture and Venusberg Music from Tannhäuser

Wagner

Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde

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

Podcasts

Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1
 

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  1. Thu, May 2, 2019 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 James M. Keller, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders. Learn More.

Program Support

The Open Rehearsals are endowed by a bequest from the estate of Katharine Hanrahan.