Honeck Leads the SF Symphony in Strauss, Jr. & Schumann

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Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck returns to the SF Symphony to lead a program of ballroom elegance and intoxicating Romanticism. Hear a bevy of spirited works by the Viennese “King of the Waltz” Johann Strauss Jr., as well as the sumptuous Overture to his operetta Die Fledermaus. Also on the program: Schumann’s enchanting Piano Concerto, performed by acclaimed German pianist Lars Vogt; The Dragonfly (a polka-mazurka by Strauss, Jr.'s brother Josef); and Von Suppé‘s glittering Overture to Poet and Peasant.

WINTER SALE eligible concerts:  2/22, 2/23, 2/24


Conductor/Performers

Manfred Honeck

Conductor

Lars Vogt

Piano

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Von Suppé

Overture to Poet and Peasant 

Schumann

Piano Concerto

Strauss, Jr.

Overture to Die Fledermaus

J. Strauss

 The Dragonfly, Polka Mazurka

Strauss, Jr.

Furioso Polka

Strauss, Jr.

Voices of Spring Waltz

Strauss, Jr.

On the Hunt, Quick Polka 

Strauss, Jr.

In Krapfen Woods, French Polka

Strauss, Jr.

Thunder and Lightning, Quick Polka

All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.

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  1. Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  2. Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  3. Sun, Feb 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

Pre- and post-show Events

Inside Music: an informative talk by Laura Stanfield Prichard, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders; doors open 15 minutes before. Learn More.

Off-The-Podium: a post-concert Q & A opportunity for the audience to ask questions of Lars Vogt on February 22 and 23. There will not be a post-concert Q&A following the Sunday matinee on February 24, 2019.

Post-Concert: Lars Vogt February 23-24 will sign CD's following the concert in the Orchestra lobby. 

Program Support

Support for Lars Vogt's appearance is provided by the Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Guest Artists.