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OPEN REHEARSAL SIMONE YOUNG: TCHAIKOVSKY 5

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Conductors
& Performers

Simone Young

Conductor

Christian Tetzlaff

Violin

San Francisco Symphony

program

Violin Concerto
Edward Elgar
Symphony No. 5
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

performances

Davies Symphony Hall

Thu, Dec 2, 2021 at 10:00AM

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OPEN REHEARSALS ARE ENDOWED BY A BEQUEST FROM THE ESTATE OF KATHARINE HANRAHAN.

Event Description

In a letter to his friend about his Violin Concerto, Edward Elgar wrote, “I have the Concerto well in hand… and it’s good! Awfully emotional! Too emotional but I love it.” Violinist Christian Tetzlaff deftly navigates the concerto’s journey through moments of wild energy tempered by noble melodies of the utmost refinement. Conductor Simone Young balances Elgar’s timeless concerto with Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s gorgeously triumphant Fifth Symphony, one of the composer’s most beloved works