photography by Vasna Wilson for Drew Altizer

On Sunday, February 10 the San Francisco Symphony ushered in the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat at its annual Chinese New Year celebration featuring music and an elegant post-concert dinner, which reflected the customs and traditions of the New Year.

Alan Barnes, Frederic Smith, Ben Fong Torres                                          Ovadia Kalev, Cynthia Schreuder 

Linda Plant, Margaret Liu Collins, Anita Wornick                  Grace Pan, Michelle Jia, David Pan

Susanna Kwan, Leslie Hu                    Lauren Bellings, David Bellings

Elaine LaMastra, Mark Stoner    Leslie Hu, Kathy Schmidt, Connie Wang   Sharon Seto, Marissa Seto