Concerts

25 & 26 February, 2022 | San Francisco Symphony: Soundbox | Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco (POSTPONED)

Pekka Kuusisto, Curator and Violin
Jesper Nordin, Curator and Composer
Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

15 September, 2022 | Chamber Orchestra | Thayer Hall, Los Angeles

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Michael Song, Cello

  • HAYDN: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major

23 September, 2022 | San Francisco Symphony Opening Gala | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

African-American Shakespeare Company

  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream

24 September, 2022 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Randall Goosby, Violin

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Mozart: Overture to The Impresario

  • Price: Violin Concerto No. 2 (San Francisco Symphony Premiere)

  • Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra

29 October, 2022 | Colburn Orchestra | The Wallis | Beverly Hills, California

Courtney Lewis, Conductor

Shengyu Meng, Cello

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Ligeti: Lontano

  • Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor

  • Dvorak: Symphony No. 7

13 & 14 January, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony: Soundbox | Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco 9:00PM

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Conrad Tao, Curator

  • SEEGER: Andante for Strings

  • TBD

January 28, 2023 | Colburn Orchestra | Cerritos Performing Arts Center | Los Angeles, California

Simone Menezes, Conductor

Elena Mateo Saez, Bassoon

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Guarnieri: Abertura Concertante

  • Crusell: Concertino for Bassoon

  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Ferbruary 23 - 26, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Conor Hanick, Piano

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Samuel Adams: New Work

  • Bruckner: Symphony No. 6

1 - 2 March, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yuja Wang, Piano

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Gabriella Smith: Tumblebird Contrails

  • Salonen: Nyx

  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3

10 March, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony TOUR | Paris, France

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Condcutor

Johan Dalene, Violin

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Stucky: Radical Light

  • Barber: Violin Concerto

  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

11 March, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony TOUR | Paris, France

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yuja Wang, Piano

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Gabriella Smith: Tumblebird Contrails

  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3

  • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

13 March, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony TOUR | Luxembourg

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yuja Wang, Piano

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Gabriella Smith: Tumblebird Contrails

  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3

  • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

15 March, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony TOUR | Hamburg, Germany

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Condcutor

Johan Dalene, Violin

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Stucky: Radical Light

  • Barber: Violin Concerto

  • Salonen: Nyx

  • Bartok: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin

16 March, 2023 | San Francisco Symphony TOUR | Hamburg, Germany

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yuja Wang, Piano

Ross Jamie Collins, Assistant Conductor

  • Gabriella Smith: Tumblebird Contrails

  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3

  • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

 

2021/22 Season Past Concerts

12 May, 2022 | Philharmonia Orchestra | Bedford Corn Exchange, Bedford

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Randall Goosby, Violin

  • WILLIAM MIVAL Pluen

  • MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto

  • SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 

11 May, 2022 | Philharmonia Orchestra | De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Randall Goosby, Violin

  • NIELSEN Helios Overture

  • MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto

  • SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Randall Goosby, Violin

  • NIELSEN Helios Overture

  • MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto

  • SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2

3 April, 2022 | Colburn Orchestra: Colburn Gala | Zipper Hall, Los Angeles

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

  • SCHUMANN Symphony No. 3

27 March, 2022 | Colburn Orchestra | Zipper Hall, Los Angeles

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Aubree Oliverson, Violin

  • MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto

  • SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2

19 March, 2022 | Colburn Chamber Music Society: Andrew Bain | Zipper Hall, Los Angeles

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

  • WILLIAMS Olympic Fanfare and Theme (arr. Darrol Barry)

15 & 17 December, 2021 | Turku Philharmonic Orchestra: The Snowman | Turku Concert Hall, Turku 5:30 & 7:00

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

  • HOWARD BLAKE The Snowman - Film with Live Orchestra

5 December, 2021 | Colburn Orchestra: Concerto Forum | Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles 3:00

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Katie Liu, Viola

En-Chun (Eugene) Lin, Cello

Austin Brown, Flute

Lixin Zhang, Piano

  • HINDEMITH Kammermusik No. 5, Op. 36, No. 4
     I. Schnelle Halbe​​​​

        lll. Mäßig schnell    

  • SCHUMANN Cello Concerto in A Minor
     I. Nicht zu schnell

  • JOLIVET Flute Concerto No. 1

  • CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor
     I. Allegro maestoso

5 December, 2021 | Colburn Orchestra: Concerto Forum | Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles 7:00

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Gallia Kastner, Violin

Christopher Chung, Bassoon

Elizabeth Linares Montero, Horn

  • BOLOGNE Violin Concerto No. 9 in G Major

  • VILLA-LOBOS Ciranda das sete notas

  • STRAUSS Horn Concerto No. 2

16 October, 2021 | Colburn Orchestra | Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

  • GABRIELI Opening Fanfare - Canzona per sonare for four voices, (arr. by Timothy Higgins)

19 September, 2021 | Chamber Orchestra | Thayer Hall, Los Angeles

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Yoomin Seo, Violin

  • CHAUSSON Poème

  • PAGANINI "La Campanella"

9 September, 2021 | Colburn Virtuoso String Orchestra | Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

Aubree Oliverson, Violin

  • HAYDN C Major Violin Concerto No. 1

6 August, 2021 | LEAD! Foundation Summer Festival | Lohja City Orchestra | The Granary, Fiskars

Ross Jamie Collins, Conductor

  • SIBELIUS Pelleas and Melisande 

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2020-22 Season Assisting Engagements

21 April, 2022 | Colburn Orchestra | Walt Disney Concert Hall | Los Angeles, California

Sir Andrew Davis, Conductor

James Baik, Cello

  • Weber: Oberon Overture

  • Dvorak: Cello Concerto

  • Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5

8 April, 2022 | Colburn Orchestra

Gustavo Dudamel, Conductor

  • Schumann: Symphony No. 3

3 - 5 March, 2022 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano

Wu Wei, Sheng

  • Fang Man: Song of the Flaming Phoenix (World Premiere)

  • Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2

  • Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy

24, 26 & 27 February, 2022 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Keith David, Narrator

Hillary Leben, Animator

  • Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus (Complete Ballet Music, San Francisco Symphony Premiere)

15 & 16 December, 2021 | Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Musiikkitalo, Helsinki

Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Conductor

Christoffer Sundqvist, Clarinet

  • Salonen: Clarinet Concertino (World Premiere)

  • Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex

28 - 30 October, 2021 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yefim Bronfman, Piano

  • Hillborg: Kongsgaard Variations (orchestra version)

  • Strauss: Symphony for Wind Instruments

  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3

16 October, 2021 | Colburn Orchestra | Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Yehuda Gilad, Conductor

Martha Chan, Flute

  • Ginastera: Variaciones Concertantes

  • Devienne: Flute Concerto No. 7

  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4

1 & 2 October, 2021 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Esperanza Spalding, Vocalist and Bass

Leo Genovese, Piano

Terri Lyne Carrington, Drums

Alonzo King LINES Ballet

  • Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox

  • Ginastera: Estancia Suite

  • Wayne Shorter: Gaia

  • Silvestre Revueltas: Noche de encantamiento from La noche de los Mayas

5 - 12 August, 2021 | Philadelphia Orchestra | Verizon Hall | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yefim Bronfman, Piano

  • Berio: Four Original Versions of Luigi Boccherini's The Night Retreat of Madrid

  • Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2

  • Salonen: Stockholm Diary

  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

16 & 17 July, 2021 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall & Frost Amphitheater | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Mark Inouye, Trumpet

  • Anna Clyne: Within Her Arms

  • Haydn: Trumpet Concerto

  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 "Italian"

9 & 10 July, 2021 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall & Frost Amphitheater | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Carey Bell, Clarinet

  • Bach arr. Klemperer: Bist du bei mir

  • Mozart: Clarinet Concerto

  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

24 & 25 June, 2021  | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

  • Gabrieli: Canzon per sonar septimi toni No. 2, from Sacrae symphoniae (arr. Timothy Higgins)

  • Gabrieli: O magnum mysterium, from Sacrae symphoniae (arr. Timothy Higgins)

  • Gabrieli: Canzon per sonar septimi toni No. 1, from Sacrae symphoniae (arr. Timothy Higgins)

  • Strauss: Metamorphosen

  • Schumann: Symphony No. 3

17 & 18 June, 2021 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Augustin Hadelich, Violin

  • Strauss: Serenade in E-Flat Major

  • Kidane: Be Still (US Premiere)

  • Brahms: Violin Concerto

10 June, 2021 | Philharmonia Orchestra | Royal Festival Hall, | London, England

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Mitsuko Uchida, Piano

Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin

  • Bach arr. Klemperer: Bist du bei mir

  • Bach arr. Webern: Ricercata a 6 voci

  • Bach arr Berio: Contrapunctus XIX

  • Bach: Prelude from Partita No. 3

  • Salonen: Fog

  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3

4 June, 2021 | Philharmonia Orchestra | Royal Festival Hall | London, England

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yefim Bronfman, Piano

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

  • Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2

  • Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments

  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

6 & 7 May, 2021 | San Francisco Symphony | Davies Symphony Hall | San Francisco, California

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

  • Sibelius: Rakastava

  • Walker: Lyric for Strings

  • Nielsen: Little Suite for Strings

  • Shaw: Entr'acte

  • Grieg: From Holberg's Time Suite

26, 27 & 28 March, 2021 | Houston Symphony | Jones Hall | Houston, Texas

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Yoonshin Song, Violin

  • Bach arr. Klemperer: Bist du bei mir

  • Bach arr. Webern: Ricercata a 6 voci

  • Bach arr Berio: Contrapunctus XIX

  • Bach: Prelude from Partita No. 3

  • Salonen: Fog

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

11 February, 2021 | Orchestre de Paris | Philharmonie de Paris | Paris, France

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

(Livestreamed)

  • Sibelius: The Death of Melisande (from Pelleas and Melisande)

  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 6

  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 7

11 & 12 November, 2020 | Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra | Helsinki Music Centre | Helsinki, Finland

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Colin Currie, Percussion

  • Tan Dun: Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra

  • Ravel: Ma mère l’oye - ballet for orchestra

20 October, 2020 | NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester | Elbphilharmonie | Hamburg, Germany

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

  • Strauss: Metamorphosen

  • Ravel: Ma mère l’oye - ballet for orchestra