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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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“Ms. Josefowicz gave a thrilling performance … playing with gleaming sound, supple technique and , amazingly, from memory.”— The New York Times


Two ardent champions of contemporary composition, Maestro Salonen and violinist Leila Josefowicz have collaborated numerous times, and in fact, his Violin Concerto was composed for her. A four movement work that covers a wide range of emotions, the piece, with its “brilliant surface and wonderful sound” (The New York Times), presents a vivid complement to the ever-reverberant sounds of Wagner as witnessed in excerpts from his unforgettable Ring cycle.__


__* Esa-Pekka Salonen  (conductor)                                                                                                       

* Christine Brewer  (soprano)

* Leila Josefowicz  (violin)

* San Francisco Symphony__



__* Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter

* Esa-Pekka Salonen:  Violin Concerto

* Wagner: Orchestral Excerpts from Götterdämmerung

          —Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey

          —Siegfried’s Funeral March

          —Brünnhilde’s Immolation__


About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas present more than 220 concerts each year from September through July in a variety of genres, with SFS musicians performing classical concerts, holiday favorites, summer pops events, free outdoor concerts, special series for families and children, plus presentations of visiting guest artists and orchestras from around the globe. The San Francisco Symphony also takes its unique style to audiences world-wide, touring nationally and internationally every year. The SFS is currently recording all the Mahler symphonies on its own media label and has recently launched Keeping Score, a national, multi-year, multi-media project bringing classical music to millions of Americans via TV, radio, the Internet and more.