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Manfred Honeck conducts the San Francisco Symphony, February 22-24 at Davies Symphony Hall

February 8, 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / FEBRUARY 8, 2019

(High resolution images of Manfred Honeck, Lars Vogt, and the San Francisco Symphony are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Photo Library. Photo credit L to R: Felix Broede, Gioriga Bertazzi.)

MANFRED HONECK CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, FEBRUARY 22–24 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Honeck replaces Daniel Harding, who has withdrawn due to injury

Program includes works by J. Strauss, J. Strauss Jr., Von SuppĂ©, and Schumann’s Piano Concerto featuring pianist Lars Vogt

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck leads the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in performances February 22–24, replacing Daniel Harding, who has had to withdraw due to injury. As originally announced, German pianist Lars Vogt performs Schumann’s enchanting Piano Concerto in A minor—the only piano concerto ever composed by Schumann, and one of his most popular works. The program also features spirited works by J. Strauss Jr., including his Furioso PolkaVoices of Spring WaltzOn the Hunt Quick PolkaIn Krapfen Woods French PolkaThunder and Lightning Quick Polka, and the sumptuous Overture to his operetta Die Fledermaus; a polka mazurka by J. Strauss Jr.’s younger brother Josef Strauss The Dragonfly; and Von SuppĂ©’s elegant Overture to Poet and Peasant.

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