Oakland Symphony Music Director Michael Morgan Photo: Oakland East Bay Symphony San Francisco Chronicleici Joshua Kosman August 13, 2020 Updated: August 14, 2020 The San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the San Francisco Symphony will join forces for a 10-year commissioning project aimed at fostering new musical works by developing Black composers, the two companies announced Thursday, Aug. 13. The initiative, called the Emerging Black Composers Project, is supported by a $250,000 donation to the Conservatory. Winning composers will each receive a $15,000 commissioning fee and musical mentorship from three Bay Area music directors: Oakland Symphony Music Director Michael Morgan, S.F. Conservatory Music Director Edwin Outwater and incoming San Francisco Symphony Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen. The selected pieces will be workshopped at the Conservatory in preparation for a premiere with one of the participating organizations. “There are […]
Anton Bruckner (1824 - 1896) Symphony No. 5 I. Adagio - Allegro [22´24] II . Adagio [20´07] III. Scherzo [14´42] IV. Finale [25´21] Münchner Philharmoniker Christian Thielemann DG 2005 flac, cue, log and scans
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From this vantage point early in its run — and I’m pronouncing this with my fingers crossed that no virus outbreak occurs — the festival can be seen as a cultural marker in ways both subtle and magnificent. It’s a psychic harbinger, a sign that performing arts survive and that smart, creative planning can win […]