02/04/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/04/2019 20:04
February 4, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / FEBRUARY 4, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES NEW SUMMER SERIES AT FROST AMPHITHEATER PRESENTED BY STANFORD LIVE
SF Symphony to perform first classical concerts in the
newly-renovated Frost Amphitheater at Stanford University
Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the SFS in inaugural series performance;
concert features music by Tchaikovsky and violinist Gil Shaham, July 10
Conductor Gemma New leads the SFS in concerts featuring
Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, July 13 and 14
Ticket pre-sale February 19 for SFS donors and subscribers;
tickets on sale to the general public February 26 at sfsymphony.org/frost and (415) 864-6000
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) announces a new partnership with Stanford University to present an annual series of concerts in the newly-renovated Frost Amphitheater on the Stanford campus. The series-SF Symphony at Frost, Presented by Stanford Live-kicks off this summer with three performances, July 10, 13 and 14, 2019. San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the SFS in the inaugural series concert on Wednesday, July 10 -an all-Tchaikovsky concert featuring the composer's Symphony No. 4 and Violin Concerto, performed by American violinist Gil Shaham. On Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14, New Zealand-born conductor Gemma New leads the SFS in a program featuring Beethoven's beloved Symphony No. 9.
Frost Amphitheater on the campus of Stanford University will reopen in the spring of 2019 after an extensive renovation to the treasured 1937 open air facility. It begins its new era with a diverse lineup of concerts and events presented by Stanford Live, with the San Francisco Symphony as its presenter of classical music.
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