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The San Francisco Symphony announces 2016-17 Music for Families series, featuring four concerts December 3, January 28, March 11, and June 3 at Davies Symphony Hall

November 28, 2016

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / November 28, 2016


(High resolution images of Music for Families are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Photo Library)

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2016-2017 MUSIC FOR FAMILIES SERIES, FEATURING FOUR CONCERTS OF MUSICAL DISCOVERY DECEMBER 3, JANUARY 28, MARCH 11, AND JUNE 3 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Season opens on December 3 with Wild Sounds, featuring music inspired by the animal kingdom  

All concerts feature an array of lobby activities before, during, and after the performances, including coloring stations, instrument petting zoos, photo stations, piano mats, and more

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 28, 2016)—The San Francisco Symphony announces its 2016-17 Music for Families series, four family-friendly concerts designed to engage, educate, and delight music lovers of all ages. The season kicks off on Saturday, December 3 with Wild Sounds, which takes families on a journey through the music that is inspired by and sounds like our favorite members of the animal kingdom. Selections from Saint-SaĆ«ns’s iconic Carnival of the Animals are sprinkled throughout the afternoon, along with Rossini’s “Cat Duet,” Henry Mancini’s “Baby Elephant Walk,” and more. The SF Symphony is joined by piano duo Anderson & Roe, who—in addition to performing the solo piano roles in Carnival of the Animals—accompany the classic Disney animated short film Bumble Boogie, as well as perform excerpts from Rimsky-Korsakov’s kinetic work Flight of the Bumblebee. The concert’s short musical excerpts—perfectly sized for growing music lovers—are accompanied throughout the concert by visuals and interactive activities with the conductor and musicians.  

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