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Pablo Heras-Casado leads the San Francisco Symphony in two weeks of concerts April 20-29 at Davies Symphony Hall

March 21, 2016

  

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / MARCH  21, 2016


(High resolution images of Pablo Heras-Casado, Ingrid Fliter, and Mason Bates are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Photo Library)


PABLO HERAS-CASADO LEADS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN TWO WEEKS OF CONCERTS APRIL 20-29 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Pianist Ingrid Fliter performs Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D major, April 20-23

Concerts on April 27-29 feature the world premiere of the SFS-commissioned Auditorium by Mason Bates

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21 – Pablo Heras-Casado returns to lead the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in two weeks of concerts April 20-29 at Davies Symphony Hall, featuring the world premiere of the SFS-commissioned Auditorium by Mason Bates, with the composer performing with the Orchestra on electronica. The first week of concerts, April 20-23, offers music from the Renaissance and Classical style periods, including Rameau’s Suite from Pygmalion (a first SFS performance), Biber’s Battalia, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D major, and Haydn’s Piano Concerto in D major with soloist Ingrid Fliter. In addition to Auditorium, Pablo Heras-Casado’s second set of concerts April 27-29 extends into the Romantic and later styles, featuring Bartók’s Dance Suite, Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin, and Shostakovich’s majestic Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major.

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