MONDAY: Famous Firsts from Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and more.
TUESDAY: Guest conductor Marek Janowski leads the Symphony in two of Beethoven’s most light-hearted symphonies, and three preludes from a little-known opera about the sometimes dangerous intersection between art and politics.
WEDNESDAY: Teen Power: Celebrate Felix Mendelssohn’s birthday with music written by Schubert, Strauss, Bizet, Rachmaninoff and Korngold while they were still in their teens.
THURSDAY: Bay Area previews: a look ahead at what the San Francisco Symphony, the Berkeley Symphony, the New Century Chamber Orchestra, Stanford Live and others are playing this weekend.
FRIDAY: Friends and Family: Debussy, Strauss, Nielsen, Elgar and Wagner all wrote their loved ones into these works.