Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony Hold Benefit Concert for Locked Out
Special Guest Ray Hair, President of the American Federation of Musicians, to give Solidarity Address
WHAT: Media Invited Dress Rehearsal and Public Benefit Concert: Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony Present Solidarity Concert to Benefit Locked-Out Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Steve Paulson, Principal Bassoon, conducts.
WHEN: 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM (Invited Dress Rehearsal)
7:00 PM (Concert)
TODAY, Monday, April 29, 2013
WHERE: St. Ignatius Church
650 Parker Avenue (at Fulton)
San Francisco, CA 94118
WHO: Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony with special guest musicians from the locked out Minnesota Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man
BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
HOLST: St. Paul’s Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY: Fifth Symphony
The proceeds of the concert will benefit the musicians from both Twin Cities Orchestras.
Tickets available from Brown Paper Tickets: (musiciansofsfs.
Adults – $25
s/Students – $15
en 10 & under – free
$100 (includes Premium Seating and Program Recognition)
Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony
The Musicians of the San Francisco Symphony are recognized around the world as among the most talented in our profession. We have dazzled audiences worldwide with our trailblazing performances and Grammy Award winning recordings of new and classic works. We are committed to preserving the SFS’ strong tradition of excellence and deepening the role of classical music in our community. In April 2012, renowned New Yorker music critic Alex Ross had this to say about the SFS’ critically acclaimed American Maverick’s tour: “Tilson Thomas and the San Franciscans were at their best in honoring the monuments of the maverick tradition…the authority of the playing was staggering.”