MTT And Renée Fleming
This program is rich in the vivid impressionism of Debussy. One of his most alluring works is sung by America’s regal soprano, Renée Fleming. “I was destined for a sailor’s life,” Debussy confided, “and it was only quite by chance that fate led me in another direction.” Nonetheless, he retained a “passionate love” for the sea, and his shimmering, crashing depiction of it has dazzled listeners for more than a century. The intriguing Jeux was his final work for orchestra.
Michael Tilson Thomas conductor… Show more
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Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience of nearly 600,000 in its home of Davies Symphony Hall, in other Bay Area venues, and through an active national and international touring program....
Soprano RenÃ©e Fleming was born February 14, 1959 in Indiana, PA and raised in Rochester, NY; while at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Potsdam, she studied voice under Patricia Misslin, and after completing her graduate studies at Rochester's Eastman School of Music she attended the Juilliard School's American Opera Center from 1983 to 1987 under the tutelage of Beverly Johnson....
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