Classical
9:12 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Hahn, SF & Vanska play Russians (& Finn)

Join us at 7 PM when the great American violinist Hilary Hahn plays Prokofiev's first concerto with the San Francisco Symphony led by the Finnish maestro Osmo Vanska. Vanska also conducts the Shostakovich Sixth Symphony, as well as a work written for him by his countryman Kalevi Aho, Minea. (This piece, written for Vanska's Minnesota Orchestra, is a "generally straightforward romp, in which principal players from throughout the large orchestra are tapped to play spotlighted roles.") Pictured is Hilary Hahn duringĀ  a recent visit to the studios of NPR!

American violin genius Hilary Hahn during a recent visit to NPR's studios
American violin genius Hilary Hahn during a recent visit to NPR's studios
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