December 2012 program listings for the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Mondays at 8:00 p.m.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream from the Belvedere Amphitheatre

It may be looking and feeling like winter outside in Rochester, but the the San Francisco Symphony takes us to A Midsummer Night's Dream on the December 10th program.  Tune in every Monday night for great classics from around the world.

12/3    Mendelssohn: Fingal’s Cave Overture  Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 György Kurtág: Grabstein für Stephan Shostakovich: Symphony No. 12, The Year 1917 (Alice Sara Ott, p; Pablo Heras-Casado, cond)

12/10    Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Italian, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Susannah Biller, s; Maya Lahyani, ms; Itay Tiran, nar; San Francisco Girls Chorus; Kurt Masur, cond)

12/17 (9pm)       Milhaud: La Création du monde Rufus Wainwright: Five Shakespeare Sonnets Weill:  Symphony No. 2 (Rufus Wainwright, vocal; Michael Francis, cond)

12/24    Schubert: Entr'acte I from Incidental Music for Rosamunde Strauss: Four Last Songs, Ein Heldenleben (Elza van den Heever, s; Alexander Barantschik, v; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)

12/31    Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Berg: Three Pieces from Lyric Suite Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Yefim Bronfman, p; Michael Tilson Thomas, cond)