Season Finale

June 3, 2018

Program Notes

Welcome to our online program notes! Below you'll find links to information about tonight's composers and pieces. Enjoy!


Jay Bocook
Into the Light

"This one-movement composition is structured in two main sections, one reflective and one soaring and hopeful, depicting the shortened life of a young clarinetist and how she inspired those who knew her."


Samuel Hazo
Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song

"Based on the hauntingly beautiful [folk song] Sunayama, a tapestry of sounds and moods are woven together to represent this dramatic story in musical terms."



Eugène Bozza
Concertino for Bassoon (1947)

- list of works by Eugene Bozza -


Antonín Dvořák
Cello Concerto in B minor, op. 104

- read program notes from the San Francisco Symphony -