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van Zweden, Salonen and Blomstedt guest conduct the San Francisco Symphony, August 2020

L to R: Jaap van Zweden, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Herbert Blomstedt

Three guest conductors take the podium of the San Francisco Symphony during August.  Jaap van Zweden, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Herbert Blomstedt.

8/4        Mozart: Clarinet Concerto Bruckner: Symphony No. 5 (Carey Bell, cl; Jaap van Zweden, cond)

8/11      Thorvaldsdottir: Metacosmos R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra Sibelius: Four Legends from the Kalevala (Esa-Pekka Salonen, cond)

8/18      Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish (Herbert Blomstedt, cond)

8/25      S. Mackey: Portals, Scenes and Celebrations Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 (Gil Shaham, v; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)