Open Rehearsal: The SF Symphony Plays Schumann, Liszt, and Brahms

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Indulge in the music of three great Romantics with French conductor François-Xavier Roth and the San Francisco Symphony. Hear Brahms' Second Symphony, a piece with an airy, bucolic atmosphere—like the lakeside resort where it was written—and the explosive energy of Liszt’s First Piano Concerto performed by French pianist Cédric Tiberghien in his San Francisco Symphony debut. Also on the program, Schumann’s portrait of Lord Byron’s tormented youth, Manfred.

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

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Schumann

Manfred Overture

Liszt

Piano Concerto No. 1

Brahms

Symphony No. 2

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

Podcasts

Brahms' Symphony No. 2
 

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  1. Thu, Mar 7, 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 Peter Grunberg, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders. Learn More.

Off-The-Podium: a post-concert Q & A opportunity for the audience to ask questions of Maestro Roth and Mr. Tiberghien.

Program Support

Support for Cédric Tiberghien's performance is provided by the Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Guest Artists.