Tonight’s “Evening Concert” features music by Strauss, Bartok, and Michael Tilson Thomas
Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 it’s the “San Francisco Symphony”. They always challenge listeners with new works, like tonight’s work for contrabassoon and orchestra “Urban Legend” by Michael Tilson Thomas. Also on the program, Strauss’s “Ein Heldenleben, “A Hero’s Life””.
Wednesday April 11: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 18-02) (new series)
CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
SOLOISTS: Steven Braunstein, contrabassoon*/ Alexander Barantschik, violin**
Tilson Thomas Urban Legend* (World Premiere)
Bartók Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
R. Strauss Ein Heldenleben, Opus 40**