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The San Francisco Symphony announces 2018–19 Music for Families series, with concerts December 1, February 2, March 9, and April 13 at Davies Symphony Hall

November 13, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / November 13, 2018   

(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 2018–19 MUSIC FOR FAMILIES SERIES, WITH CONCERTS DECEMBER 1, FEBRUARY 2, MARCH 9, AND APRIL 13 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Season opens December 1 at 2pm with Superheroes and Villains featuring Black Panther percussionist Magatte Sow, soprano Ann Moss, and conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser

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

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The San Francisco Symphony’s (SFS) 2018–19 Music for Families series kicks off Saturday, December 1 with Superheroes and Villains. Conducting excerpts from Black Panther, Superman, The Avengers, The Magic Flute, and Die Walk├╝re, Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser leads the SFS in an exploration of history’s most heroic music—from classics of operatic and orchestral repertoire to contemporary Hollywood hits. The afternoon’s program includes soprano Ann Moss singing Mozart’s earth-shattering “Queen of the Night” aria and “I Have Confidence” from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Black Panther percussionist and two-time Grammy Award-winner Magatte Sow joins to demonstrate the West African talking drum before performing a suite of music from the film with the Orchestra. Tied together with an engaging script presented by Bartholomew-Poyser, the program also includes bite-sized selections from Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, Star Wars, and more. Guests are invited to arrive early—in costume—to enjoy interactive lobby activities. The Symphony will also supply free superhero capes (emblazoned with ‘S’ for Symphony!) to all concertgoers.

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