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Episode 2

With Ian Skelly. Lully: Overture; Passacaille (Armide). Ades: Three Studies from Couperin. CPE Bach: Cello Concerto. Mackey: Eating Greens. Stravinsky: Violin Concerto.

Ian Skelly presents highlights from the San Francisco Symphony, including Leila Josefowicz in Stravinsky's Violin Concerto and James Conlon conducting Tchaikovsky's Pathétique. Thomas Ades's Three Studies from Couperin are coupled by the Overture and Passacaille from Lully's Armide in a concert conducted by Pablo Heras-Casado, and Michael Tilson Thomas conducts an energetic new work by Steven Mackey, Eating Greens. Plus Ton Koopman conducting Peter Wyrick in CPE Bach's Cello Concerto in A.

Ian Skelly (presenter)

2pm
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Overture and Passacaille, from 'Armide'
San Francisco Symphony
Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

2.10pm
Thomas Adès
Three Studies from Couperin
Les Amusemens (The Amusements)
Les Tours de Passe-passe (The Sleight-of-Hand)
L'Âme-en-peine (The Soul in Distress)
San Francisco Symphony
Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

2.25pm
CPE Bach
Cello Concerto in A
Peter Wyrick (cello)
San Francisco Symphony
Ton Koopman (conductor)

2.45pm
Steven Mackey (* 1956)
Eating Greens (1994)
Part I: Religion, Food, Art
Part II: Loose Ends
Part III: Five Chords
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

3.10pm
Igor Stravinsky
Violin Concerto in D
Leila Josefowicz (violin)
San Francisco Symphony
Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

3.40pm
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.74 ('Pathétique')
San Francisco Symphony
James Conlon (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Overture and Passacaille from 'Armide'

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.

    Recorded 04 October 2013 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Thomas Adès

    Three Studies from Couperin

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.

    Recorded 04 October 2013 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Cello Concerto in A major

    Performer: Peter Wyrick. Conductor: Ton Koopman. Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony.

    Recorded 01 May 2014 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Steven Mackey

    Eating Greens

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.

    Recorded 07 November 2013 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Violin Concerto in D major

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Pablo Heras‐Casado.

    Recorded 04 October 2013 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op.74 'Pathétique'

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: James Conlon.

    Recorded 24 April 2014 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

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