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This event ended Dec. 10, 2011
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In Concert
Esa-Pekka Salonen Violin Concerto
Where
Davies Symphony Hall
Neighborhood
Civic Center/Tenderloin
Price
$44

Two ardent champions of contemporary composition, Maestro Salonen and violinist Leila Josefowicz have collaborated numerous times, and in fact, his Violin Concerto was composed for her.

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A four movement work that covers a wide range of emotions, the piece, with its “brilliant surface and wonderful sound” (The New York Times), presents a vivid complement to the ever-reverberant sounds of Wagner as witnessed in excerpts from his unforgettable Ring cycle.

  • Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
  • Christine Brewer, soprano
  • Leila Josefowicz, violin (pictured)
  • San Francisco Symphony


Program:

  • Sibelius--'Pohjola’s Daughter,' Opus 49
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen--Violin Concerto
  • Wagner--Orchestral excerpts from 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'


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San Francisco, CA 94102
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PHOTO CREDIT
Stephen Wolfe