San Francisco Symphony
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / August 25, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PERFORMS THE WEST COAST PREMIERE OF TED HEARNE’S DISPATCHES, CO-COMMISSIONED BY THE SFS & NEW WORLD SYMPHONY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BOOSEY & HAWKES AS PART OF THE NEW VOICES PROJECT
SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 3 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL
Michael Tilson Thomas leads the Orchestra in Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with soprano Susanna Phillips, and in Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique
SAN FRANCISCO, August 25 – The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will perform the West Coast premiere of Ted Hearne’s Dispatches, a piece it co-commissioned with the New World Symphony (NWS), in partnership with publisher Boosey & Hawkes as part of the New Voices project which fosters the careers of emerging composers. Michael Tilson Thomas leads the Orchestra in Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with soprano Susanna Phillips, and Tchaikovsky’s final completed symphony, Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Pathétique. The concerts will take place September 30 – October 3 at Davies Symphony Hall.
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: Noon - 6pm
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