Charles Dutoit Leads the San Francisco Symphony in Two Weeks of Concerts



Concerts January 30-February 1 feature violinist James Ehnes performing Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole

Concerts February 6-10 feature the San Francisco Symphony Chorus with soprano Erin Wall in Poulenc’s Stabat Mater and tenor Paul Groves in Berlioz’ Te Deum

Charles Dutoit conducts the San Francisco Symphony in two weeks of concerts January 30-February 10, 2013. The first week, January 30-February 1, Dutoit leads the Orchestra and violinist James Ehnes in performances of Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole, and the Orchestra performs Ravel’s Rapsodie espagnole and Elgar’s Enigma variations at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco and the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park.  February 6-10, Dutoit leads the Orchestra and Chorus in performances of Poulenc’s Stabat Mater with soprano Erin Wall and in Berlioz’ rarely performed monumental work Te Deum featuring tenor Paul Groves, and the Pacific Boychoir at Davies Symphony Hall. The San Francisco Symphony has not performed Te Deum since 1973.

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
Wednesday, January 30 at 8 pm (Davies Symphony Hall)
Thursday, January 31 at 8 pm (Green Music Center, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park)
Friday, February 1 at 8 pm (Davies Symphony Hall)


Charles Dutoit, conductor
James Ehnes, violin
San Francisco Symphony

Ravel Rapsodie espagnole
Lalo  Symphonie espagnole, Opus 21
Elgar Enigma Variations, Opus 36

PRE-CONCERT TALK:
Susan Key will give an “Inside Music” talk from the stage one hour prior to each concert.  Free to all concert ticket holders; doors open 15 minutes before.

TICKETS:
$15-$146 for Davies Symphony Hall and Green Music Center performances. Tickets are available at sfsymphony.org  , by phone at 415-864-6000, and at the Davies Symphony Hall Box Office, on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street in San Francisco. Tickets for the Green Music Center concert are available at the Green Music Center Box Office, located on the first floor of the SSU Student Union in the interior of the Sonoma State University Campus.

CD SIGNING:
James Ehnes will sign his CDs immediately following the performances on January 30 and February 1 in the Symphony Store and on January 31 at the Green Music Center.

 

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco
Wednesday, February 6 at 8 pm
Thursday, February 7 at 8 pm
Saturday, February 9 at 8 pm
Sunday, February 10 at 2 pm

Charles Dutoit, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano
Paul Groves,tenor 
Pacific Boychoir, director Kevin Fox
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony

Poulenc Stabat Mater
Berlioz Te Deum, Opus 22

PRE-CONCERT TALK:
James Keller will give an “Inside Music” talk from the stage one hour prior to each concert.  Free to all concert ticket holders; doors open 15 minutes before.


TICKETS:
$37-$150.  Tickets are available at sfsymphony.org, by phone at 415-864-6000, and at the Davies Symphony Hall Box Office, on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street in San Francisco

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