Dutoit leads Berlioz's Te Deum
Charles Dutoit returns to conduct two works which showcase the superb SFS Chorus. Poulenc composed his Stabat Mater, which depicts Mary's grieving during the crucifixion of Jesus, as an outlet for his own grief following the death of a friend. Berlioz breathlessly wrote that the finale of his colossal Te Deum "surpasses all the enormities I have ever been guilty of before." This astonishing, seldom-performed work may be the best-kept secret of the Romantic era. Bring extra socks; your first pair… Show more
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Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience of nearly 600,000 in its home of Davies Symphony Hall, in other Bay Area venues, and through an active national and international touring program....
Charles Dutoit is one of the world's leading conductors, especially noted for his performances of French, Russian, and 20th Century music. His family background is diverse; Dutoit is Swiss-French on his father's side, and English-German-Brazilian on his mother's....
The San Francisco Symphony is one of the few major U.S. orchestras with its own chorus and the SFS Chorus is recognized internationally as one of America’s finest. Established in 1972 at the request of Seiji Ozawa, the Symphony’s Music Director, the 155-member Chorus today gives a minimum of twenty-six performances each season and has sung under many of the world’s leading conductors, including Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, SFS Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt, Kurt Masur, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Robert Shaw....
The Pacific Boychoir's reputation for excellence has earned performances with the San Francisco Symphony (SFS), having performed under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas, Kurt Masur, Robert Spano, Charles Dutoit, Herbert Blomstedt, James Conlan, David Robertson, and Vance George....
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