Less-often-heard works of interest on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

May 08, 2019

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the San Francisco Symphony with another eclectic program: Ives’ “The Unanswered Question”, Antheil’s “A Jazz Symphony”, and Lou Harrison’s “Selections from the ‘Suite for Violin and Gamelan’”. Also on the program Michael Tilson Thomas’ “Four Preludes on ‘Playthings of the Wind’”. 

Wednesday May 8: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 19-06)

CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas

SOLOISTS: Measha Brueggergosman, soprano; Mikaela Bennett, soprano; Kara Dugan, mezzo-soprano*
Nadya Tichman, violin** Kiva Dawson & Erin Moore, dancers; Peter Dugan, piano***

Charles Ives (1874-1954): From the Steeples and the Mountains. & The Unanswered Question
Michael Tilson Thomas (b. 1944): Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind*

Lou Harrison (1917-2003): Selections from Suite for Violin with American Gamelan**
George Antheil (1900-59): A Jazz Symphony***
[SFS Fill: Bach: Bach Orchestral Suite No. 3 Herbert Blomstedt 1999 – 11 – 18 Davies Symphony Hall]

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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