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San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2016-17 season welcomes new Wattis Foundation Music Director Christian Reif

October 5, 2016

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Images of Christian Reif, the SFS Youth Orchestra, and Jason Moon are available for download in the SFSYO Press Kit)
 

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA’S 20162017 SEASON WELCOMES NEW WATTIS FOUNDATION MUSIC DIRECTOR CHRISTIAN REIF

Season opens Sunday, November 13 at 2pm, featuring SFSYO 2016 Concerto Competition Winner Jason Moon as soloist in Sibelius’s Violin Concerto; Orchestra also performs Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 and Henze’s Maenad’s Dance from The Bassarids

Highlights of 2016—17 include performances of Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8; Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, Jupiter; Brahms’s Symphony No. 4; Hindemith’s Mathis der Maler; works by Beethoven and Barber; and annual holiday concert of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf with guest narrator Linda Ronstadt

SAN FRANCISCO, October 5, 2016 — The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra (SFSYO) and Wattis Foundation Music Director Christian Reif open their first season together on Sunday, November 13 at 2pm in Davies Symphony Hall, with the SFSYO’s 2016 Concerto Competition winner, Jason Moon, performing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the Orchestra. The concert opens with Henze’s Maenad’s Dance from The Bassarids, and the Orchestra performs Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 6 in B minor to conclude the performance. 

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