Video: Why Hear It Live?

In this day and age, what is the importance of the live music experience? This footage is drawn from public and behind-the-scenes conversations during the San Francisco Symphony’s 2011-2012 Centennial Season with:

John Adams, Composer

Brent Assink, Executive Director, San Francisco Symphony

Charles Dutoit, Conductor Laureate, The Philadelphia Orchestra

Alan Gilbert, Music Director, New York Philharmonic

Jesse Rosen, President and CEO, League of American Orchestras

Amos Yang, Assistant Principal Cellist, San Francisco Symphony