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
Gil Shaham | Photo: Christian Steiner
Traditional Balinese gamelan music opens this concert that includes excerpts from Benjamin Britten's gamelan-influenced ballet The Prince of the Pagodas. Also, Gil Shaham is soloist in the Violin Concerto #2 by Prokofiev.
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Traditional: Tabuh Pat Jagul Gamelan Sekar Jaya, gamelan ensemble
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 63 Soloist: Gil Shaham, violin
Britten: Excerpts from The Prince of the Pagodas, Opus 57