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The San Fran SO presents three scary scores, Wed 6/26 @ 8pm

Psycho: A Narrative for String Orchestra proves that even without Alfred Hitchcock’s iconic film, Bernard Herrmann’s ominous score slashes with vivid effect all the way up to the most infamous shower scene in cinema.

purple, yellow, orange & fuchsia image of scary characters and bats
San Francisco Symphony

6/5 Kidane: Sun Poem Sibelius: Luonnotar: The Spirit of Nature Stravinsky: The Firebird (Golda Schultz, s; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

6/12 Nielsen: Helios Overture Lindberg: Piano Concerto No. 3 Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (Yuja Wang, p; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

6/19 Mussorgsky/Clark: A Night on Bald Mountain Liszt: Totentanz Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique (Bertrand Chamayou, p; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

6/26 Bernard Herrmann/Mauceri: Psycho: A Narrative for String Orchestra Bartók: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin Gruber: Frankenstein!! (Christopher Purves, bar; Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)