Carnegie Hall Presents

San Francisco Symphony - American Mavericks - Students

Jessye Norman, Meredith Monk, Emanuel Ax, and other guests join Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony for two back-to-back concerts that celebrate the groundbreaking composers of the 20thand 21st centuries. Plus, get a free American Mavericks book with this subscription.

Series Events

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 | 8 PM
San Francisco Symphony
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • San Francisco Symphony
    Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor
  • St. Lawrence String Quartet
    ·· Geoff Nuttall, Violin
    ·· Scott St. John, Violin
    ·· Lesley Robertson, Viola
    ·· Christopher Costanza, Cello
  • Joan La Barbara, Vocalist
  • Meredith Monk, Vocalist
  • Jessye Norman, Soprano
  • Jesse Stiles, Electronics
  • Yuval Sharon, Stage Director

Program

  • CAGE Song Books
  • COWELL Synchrony
  • JOHN ADAMS Absolute Jest for String Quartet and Orchestra (NY Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall and the San Francisco Symphony, with support from the Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for New Works of Music.)
  • VARÈSE Amériques
Varèse's Amériques
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Riccardo Chailly, Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 | 8 PM
San Francisco Symphony
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • San Francisco Symphony
    Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director and Conductor
  • Emanuel Ax, Piano

Program

  • RUGGLES Sun-treader
  • FELDMAN Piano and Orchestra
  • IVES A Concord Symphony (orch. Brant)
Ruggles Sun-Treader
Boston Symphony Orchestra; Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor 
Deutsche Grammophon
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