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Violinist Pekka Kuusisto, at home with rock or the San Francisco Symphony, Wed 6/14 @ 8pm

Kristen Loken

Ivan Hewett of The Telegraph describes the violinist like this, “Pekka Kuusisto…surely has the most personal sound of any classical violinist now alive”

6/7 Debussy: Prélude à L'Après-midi d'un faune Messiaen: Oiseaux exotiques Saariaho: Aile du songe Debussy: La Mer (Jeremy Denk, p; Claire Chase, f; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

6/14 Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 2 Dessner: Violin Concerto Schubert: Symphony No. 5 (Pekka Kuusisto, v; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

6/21 Anders Hillborg: Kongsgaard Variations R. Strauss: Symphony for Wind Instruments Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Yefim Bronfman, p; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

6/28 Mozart: Six German Dances M.T.Thomas: Notturno Schumann: Symphony No. 1, Spring (Demarre McGill, f; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)