A new season of the San Francisco Symphony begins Wed 5/18 @ 8pm
We'll hear award-winning composer Carlos Simon's Elegy (A Cry from the Grave) on the 5/25 broadcast
The season opener includes Lyric for Strings by Eastman School of Music graduate, the late George Walker.
5/18 Sibelius: Rakastava Walker: Lyric for Strings Nielsen: Little Suite Shaw: Entr’acte Grieg: Holberg Suite Waley-Cohen: Talisman Barber: Adagio for Strings (Cassandra Hunter, nar; Esa-Pekka Salonen and James Gaffigan, cond)
5/25 R. Strauss: Serenade Daniel Kidane: Be Still Brahms: Violin Concerto Montgomery: Banner Simon: Elegy (A Cry from the Grave) Bizet: Carmen Suite (Augustin Hadelich, v; Esa-Pekka Salonen and Joseph Young, cond)