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The San Francisco Symphony announced Friday it will play in Shanghai on Feb. 29, the first time the orchestra has performed in China. The concert in the People's Municipal Auditorium will be the last on a 15-concert Asian tour by the orchestra. Pianist Rudolf Serkin, 84, is scheduled to join the symphony for Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto. The tour, opening on Feb. 9 in Hong Kong, will also take the orchestra to Taiwan and Japan.

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