SF Symphony Plays J.S. Bach and Shostakovich

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Celebrate the artistry of the San Francisco Symphony when Concertmaster and violin soloist Alexander Barantschik leads a rousing performance of J.S. Bach’s ebullient E major Violin Concerto. Then, experience Shostakovich’s intense and probing wartime monument, the Eighth Symphony, under the direction of conductor Juraj Valčuha.

 


Conductor/Performers

Juraj Valčuha

Conductor

San Francisco Symphony

Program

J.S. Bach

Violin Concerto No. 2

Shostakovich

Symphony No. 8

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, May 30, 2019 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  2. Fri, May 31, 2019 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  3. Sat, Jun 1, 2019 at 8:00pm

    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 Elizabeth Seitz, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders. Learn More.

Program Support

Support for Alexander Barantschik's appearance is provided by the Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Guest Artists.