A Profile of the Artist | Sean Martinfield

February 25, 2015 12:50 AM

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Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter joins conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony for three performances of Brahms's Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77 on February 26-28 at 8:00. The March 1 performance at 2:00 will feature her protégé, Ye-Eun Choi, a recipient of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation scholarship and winner of the 2013 European Culture Award for New Artists. The program begins with The Light That Fills the World by J.L. Adams -- this year's Grammy winner in the category of Best Contemporary Classical Composition. Following the intermission is Schumann's Symphony No. 1, Spring.

Ms Mutter begins a European tour a few days after her last performance. "I can't be here for the March 1 concert," she said, "but I'm terribly excited that Ye-Eun Choi will be playing. There must have been a long line of violinists they would have liked, but they were gracious enough to accept her. ...

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