San Francisco Symphony
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / January 7, 2016
(High resolution image of Masaaki Suzuki is available for download here and Stephen Paulson’s photo is available here from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Photo Library)
CONDUCTOR MASAAKI SUZUKI MAKES HIS SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY DEBUT, WITH PRINCIPAL BASSOON STEPHEN PAULSON AS SOLOIST, FEBRUARY 5-6 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL
European-inspired concert features works by Haydn, Mozart, Stravinsky, and Mendelssohn
SAN FRANCISCO, January 7, 2016 – Conductor Masaaki Suzuki makes his San Francisco Symphony debut February 5-6 at Davies Symphony Hall, featuring Principal Bassoon Stephen Paulson as soloist in Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major. The concert repertoire draws inspiration from various European centers and includes Haydn’s Symphony No. 95—one of the composer’s London symphonies, Stravinsky’s Concerto in D major, Basle, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, Italian. Mozart’s popular Bassoon Concerto—the first concerto he ever wrote for a wind instrument—was written in Germany when he was just 18 years old.
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102
Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: Noon - 6pm
Sun: 2 hours prior to concerts
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