National Brass Ensemble

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Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare

Richard Strauss

DEIFIED [Emerging Black Composers Project Commission, World Premiere]

Jonathan Bingham

Brass Fantasy [World Premiere]

Arturo Sandoval

The Ring [World Premiere]

Richard Wagner (arr. Timothy Higgins)


Davies Symphony Hall

Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 7:00PM

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Event Description

Boasting the finest brass players from major orchestras across the US, the National Brass Ensemble comes to Davies Symphony Hall for a concert led by San Francisco Opera Music Director Eun Sun Kim. The program includes the world premieres of Jonathan Bingham’s 2021 Emerging Black Composers Project commission DEIFIED and Arturo Sandoval’s Brass Fantasy, written specially for the NBE, together with Richard Strauss’ Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare. SF Symphony Principal Trombone and San Francisco Conservatory of Music Professor Timothy Higgins’ new compilation arrangement of Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle, titled The Ring, closes the program in an exhilarating finale.

The performance is co-presented by the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

For more information, including full program notes, visit the San Francisco Symphony’s digital program book platform at or text “SFS Concert” to 55741.

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