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Music for Families: Music Around the World: Influences of Africa

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Conductors
& Performers

Joseph Young

Conductor

Clairdee

Vocalist

program

Starburst

Montgomery

Le tarantelle fretillante from Petite Suite de Concert

Coleridge-Taylor

Excerpts from Drums  

Johnson

Giggling Rapids from The Rivers 

Ellington

It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

Ellington

Victory Stride  

Johnson

Tambourins I-II from Castor and Pollux

Rameau (orch. Gevaert)

Allegro from Symphony No. 1

Saint-Georges

performances

Davies Symphony Hall

Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 5:00PM

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Event Description

The musical traditions of Africa have inspired composers and musicians for centuries. Join Guest Conductor Joseph Young and the SF Symphony as they take you on an exciting tour of music that celebrates African cultures, the spirit of jazz, and some of our most admired African-American composers.

Come early and collect stamps in your musical passport, and enjoy lobby activities such as the instrument petting zoo, coloring stations, and our conductor photo station. Ticket holders receive free online materials to enhance musical discovery at home.

Recommended for ages 5 and older.