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San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra Announces 2019 European Tour

April 25, 2019

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / APRIL 25, 2019

Images of  the SFS Youth Orchestra, and Christian Reif are available for download in the SFSYO Press Kit. Photo credit: Stefan Cohen

    SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES 2019 EUROPEAN TOUR WITH PERFORMANCES AT THE BERLIN PHILHARMONIE; HAMBURG ELBPHILHAMONIE; VIENNA MUSIKVEREIN; AND IN BUDAPEST, COPENHAGEN, AND ODENSE, JUNE 23–JULY 4, 2019

Tour repertoire including Mahler Symphony No. 1 and Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto is featured in two concerts at Davies Symphony Hall—May 19 and a June 16 “Bon Voyage” concert

SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 2019—The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra (SFSYO), led by Wattis Foundation Music Director Christian Reif, embarks on its 11th international tour this summer with concerts in Denmark, Germany, Austria, and Hungary. The 17-day tour includes six concerts: at the Odense Koncerthus in Odense, Denmark; the Tivoli Concert Hall in Copenhagen, Denmark; the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany; the Berliner Philharmonie in Berlin, Germany; the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria; and the Margaret Island Open-Air Stage in Budapest, Hungary.

Tour repertoire includes Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, and Prelude No. 1 from German composer Detlev Glanert’s Three American Preludes. Violinist Nicola Benedetti is soloist in concerts in Odense, Hamburg, Berlin, Vienna and Budapest, and Karen Gomyo is soloist in San Francisco (June 16) and Copenhagen.

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