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Edwin Outwater

Conductor

Conrad Tao

Piano

Alicia Hall Moran

Mezzo-soprano

Community Chorus

San Francisco Symphony

program

Piano Concerto in F major

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

emergency shelter intake form  (San Francisco Symphony Premiere) 

Gabriel Kahane

performances

Thu, Feb 4, 2021 at 8:00PM

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Sat, Feb 6, 2021 at 8:00PM

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Sponsorship 

Edwin Outwater’s Appearance Is Supported By The Louise M. Davies Guest Conductor Fund.


Event Description

What brings you here? What happened? Where did you sleep last night? In terms harrowing and sardonic, emergency shelter intake form asks us to set aside our preconceptions surrounding the crisis of homelessness, and to open ourselves to the possibility that, in a world driven by inequity, we are all closer to economic precarity than we might like to believe. Anchored by four soloists beloved in new music and avant-pop spaces, ESIF also features a local community chorus whose members lived experienced bear witness to the subject matter. We are left to ask ourselves: How do we care for the most vulnerable among us?

Edwin Outwater
Edwin Outwater, Conductor