Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel

The San Francisco Symphony Presents American Orchestras
Opening the American Orchestra Series is the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a world-class ensemble dedicated to breaking new ground in its interpretations of old and modern masters. The performance begins with Short Ride in a Fast Machine, a piece that is quintessential Adams—rhythmic, lively, and driving. Enrico Chapela’s electric cello concerto was commissioned by the Philharmonic and written specifically for the German cellist Johannes Moser. Finishing the evening is Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony, a massive and hugely popular symphony, revered especially for its dynamic opening movement.

Group discount not available.

Additional Dates:
Mon October 24, 2011 8:00pm
Davies Symphony Hall

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Program

John Adams

Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Enrico Chapela

Concerto for Electric Cello (Los Angeles Philharmonic commission)

Prokofiev

Symphony No. 5

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