Mendelssohn Violin Concerto & Mozart’s Jupiter  

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At age six, Mozart charmed the Empress Maria Theresa with his mature artistry. At age 16, Mendelssohn wrote his first masterpiece. Throughout history, there have been children whose abilities exceed those of most others. One of these is the astonishing 16-year-old violinist María Dueñas. Making her San Francisco Symphony debut, she performs Mendelssohn’s masterful Violin Concerto. Written for a childhood friend and a fellow former prodigy, the Mendelssohn Concerto flows from its insistent opening to its gamboling finale with near perfection—a word often used in describing Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony. The last of Mozart’s symphonies, the Jupiter is filled with such radiance and majesty, someone named it after the king of the gods—and it stuck. This week, the brilliant Polish-born, German-based conductor Marek Janowski makes his much-anticipated return to the San Francisco Symphony.


Conductor/Performers

Marek Janowski

Conductor

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Hindemith

Concert Music for String Orchestra and Brass  

Mendelssohn

Violin Concerto

Mozart

Symphony No. 41, Jupiter

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  1. Thu, Oct 3, 2019 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  2. Fri, Oct 4, 2019 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall 

  3. Sat, Oct 5, 2019 at 8:00pm

    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 Peter Grunberg, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders. Learn More.

Program Support

The Thursday Matinee concerts are endowed by a gift in memory of Rhoda Goldman.