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West-Eastern Divan Ensemble

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Event Description

San Francisco Mayor London N. Breed announced that War Memorial Performing Arts Center venues, including Davies Symphony Hall, will be closed for all public events for the next two weeks in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All San Francisco Symphony Concerts scheduled at Davies Symphony Hall through March 20 are canceled. Please see the home page for details.

Led by concertmaster and solo violinist Michael Barenboim and comprised of Israeli and Palestinian musicians, the West-Eastern Divan Ensemble spreads the mission that opposing sides can build bridges that defy politics and encourage people to imagine a better future. Experience a diverse program of music by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Tartini, and young French composer Benjamin Attahir.

The San Francisco Symphony does not appear in this performance.