The San Francisco Symphony continues a tradition that began in 1926, when it became the first symphonic ensemble in the United States heard in regular radio broadcasts.
Sunday, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m April through Juneon Music Station
SFS Concertmaster Alexander Barantschik leads the orchestra as well as solos in the early (age 12!) Violin Concerto in d-minor by Felix Mendelssohn. Plus works by Mozart, Benjamin Britten and Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla.
Leader: Alexander Barantschik
Mozart: Divertimento in F major for Strings, K.138(125c)
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in D minor Soloist: Alexander Barantschik, violin
Britten: Simple Symphony, Opus 4
Piazzolla: Melodia-Libertango Soloist: Seth Asarnow, bandoneón