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
Susanna Phillips | photo: Dario Acosta
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts a new commission, Tchaikovsky and Sibelius symphonies; plus, Susanna Phillips sings Samuel Barber's setting to excerpts from "Knoxville: Summer of 1915," a 1938 prose poem by James Agee.
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Ted Hearne: Dispatches (SFS/NWS commission)
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Opus 24Soloist: Susanna Phillips, soprano
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Opus 74, Pathétique
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7