Sat, Feb 26

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First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra - Mainstage III: Beethoven's 8th plus Two World Premieres (1)

We continue our Beethoven cycle with his charming Eighth Symphony, another infrequently heard masterpiece sandwiched between two towering and extremely popular symphonies. Plus exciting new works commissioned by the SFCO from Jessica Hunt and Carlos Simon, two rising young composers...

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Time & Location

Feb 26, 7:30 PM

First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto, 625 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, USA

About the Event

We continue our Beethoven cycle with his charming Eighth Symphony, another infrequently heard masterpiece sandwiched between two towering and extremely popular symphonies.  Plus exciting new works commissioned by the SFCO from Jessica Hunt and Carlos Simon, two rising young composers from Gabriela Lena Frank’s Creative Academy of Music, an amazing incubator for talent founded by the prize-winning composer on her Boonville, CA farm.

Program:

Carlos Simon    Breathe

          World Premiere for Chamber Orchestra

Jessica Hunt     Heat

 World Premiere for Chamber Orchestra

Ludwig Van Beethoven    Symphony No. 8

See www.thesfco.org/events/mainstage3-2022-herbst for more information!