San Francisco Symphony
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / AUGUST 14, 2018
(High resolution images are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Press Kit.
Photo credit L to R: Spencer Lowell, New World Symphony, Kirk Edwards.)
MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS LEADS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN CONCERTS
FEATURING COPLAND’S APPALACHIAN SPRING, AND YUJA WANG PERFORMING
RAVEL’S PIANO CONCERTO FOR THE LEFT HAND, SEPTEMBER 13–16, 2018
First SFS Performances of Castiglioni’s Inverno in-ver, with video projection
Concerts are affiliate events of the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit, and include special performances by vocalist Abigail Washburn accompanied by visuals from the
COAL + ICE project
Pre-concert panel discussion addressing climate change moderated by Tom Corwin, Festival Creative Director of COAL + ICE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—September 13–16, Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony and pianist Yuja Wang in concerts featuring Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, and Castiglioni’s Inverno in-ver. These concerts are presented as affiliate events of the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit—a gathering in San Francisco of business and civic leaders from around the world intended to showcase and encourage climate action and to inspire deeper commitments from national governments in support of the Paris Agreement.
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