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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

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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.__

Artists:

__* Esa-Pekka Salonen  (conductor)                                                                                                       

* Christine Brewer  (soprano)

* Leila Josefowicz  (violin)

* San Francisco Symphony__

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Program:*__

__* 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__

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