SFCM Orchestra Conducted by Edwin Outwater featuring PaviElle French

Presented by San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Edwin Outwater conducting the SFCM orchestra

On tonight’s concert you’ll hear a program featuring works by Sarah Kirkland Snider, PaviElle French, Samuel Barber, and Aaron Copeland. Music Director Edwin Outwater will lead the orchestra. Interdisciplinary artist PaviElle French’s Soul Symphony, A Requiem for Zula, which honors her mother, Zula Young, as well as Saint Paul’s Rondo neighborhood where she grew up (watch video to learn more). PaviElle will be featured as a guest artist and sing in this piece. Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Something for the Dark which is inspired by the resilience of the city of Detroit. This concert is dedicated to the memory of Michael Morgan.


Program Items

Sarah Kirkland Snider (b. 1973) Something for the Dark
PaviElle French (b. 1984) A Requiem for Zula
Samuel Barber (1910-1981) First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
Aaron Copland (1900-1990) Appalachian Spring Suite (Large Orchestra Version)


Edwin Outwater Conductor
PaviElle French Composer and Solo Vocalist
David Baker Student Conductor

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

San Francisco Conservatory of Music

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San Francisco, CA 94102
United States