Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 2020 – 7 pm

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Music at Kohl presents the world premiere of Intonations: Songs from the Violins of Hope, a dramatic song cycle by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer. Mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and violinist Daniel Hope will be joined by a quartet of musicians from the San Francisco Opera Orchestra to perform on instruments from the Violins of Hope collection. Made possible by a Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions grant. Kay Stern and Dawn Harms, violins; Elizabeth Prior, viola; Emil Miland, cello.

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Tickets are currently sold out; please call to be put on a waitlist, 650.762.1130

Intonations: Songs from the Violins of Hope will be performed at Grace Cathedral on February 21, 2020. Please visit www.violinsofhopesfba.org for more information.

PROGRAM

Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Hope, violin
Musicians from the
San Francisco Opera Orchestra

SCHUBERT
String Quartet No. 12 in C minor, D. 703 Quartettsatz

MENDELSSOHN
String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80

HEGGIE/SCHEER
Intonations: Songs from the Violins of Hope

Pre-Concert Talk with
Kai Christiansen
 at 6 pm.

Note: There is no Master Class
on this date.