San Francisco Symphony's "Day of the Dead"

October 31, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
For the first time ever, a family concert focusing on Mexican music and culture will happen this Sunday. It is called "Dia de los Muertos" (Day of the Dead). Get a behind the scenes look at the authentic "Day of the Dead" event at the San Francisco Symphony!

Bank of America is the Presenting Sponsor of the San Francisco Symphony's
Día de los Muertos Family Concert

Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Davies Symphony Hall.
201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

Featured:

Program:

  • COPLAND / El salón México
  • GAMBOA / Paso doble
  • RAVEL / Tzigane (with Danielle Belen Nesmith)
  • BUXTEHUDE / Chacona, Orch. Carlos Chavez
  • PIAZZOLLA / Aconcagua, Concerto for Bandoneón (with Peter Soave)
  • REVUELTAS / Sensemayá
  • MONCAYO / Huapango (50th Years of his Death)

The entire family is welcome to this afternoon matinee as the San Francisco Symphony celebrates Mexican music and culture in its first annual Day of the Dead Family Concert. Doors open at 1:00 and concertgoers may enjoy pre-concert festivities, refreshments and colorful displays celebrating Día de los Muertos in the Davies Symphony Hall lobby. Children 17 and under half price.

Tickets: $15-$57. Children under age 17 half price. Available through the SFS Box Office at (415) 864-6000, or at sfsymphony.org.


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