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San Francisco Symphony: The Best Time of Year

Davies Symphony Hall (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

27 ratings
4.7 average rating
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253 events
175 reviews
23 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

Magnificent selection os Christmas classics and traditional music performed with beautiful arrangements and outstanding soloists. The Symphony Chorus was very special, as were the incredible Bell Ringers.
The Christmas tree displays were...continued

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25 events
14 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

The concert was in two parts. First (pre-intermission) focues on more "classical" peieces (e.g., Bach, Handel, Williams). Although the Bach was not my favorite of his works, they were beautiful. Post-intermission comprised more contemporary...continued

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101 events
11 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

Wonderful Concert! My 11 year old also enjoyed it. We want to go every year.

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5 reviews
8 stars
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3 reviews
53 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

Perfect in every way. Sarah McMahon has a beautiful voice. The Sanos Bells are amazing. The San Francisco Symphony and Chorus were lovely. I highly recommend this and will attend every year. Oh, and yes , the Conductor was excellent. Thank you all...continued

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84 events
30 reviews
25 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

Everyone loved this concert. Especially wonderful was the group Sonos, who played bells.

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26 reviews
13 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

This was a pretty safe and tame holiday show; a little boring actually. The orchestra, choir, 2 solists, and a handbell choir performed popular songs and pieces. Could hardly hear the handbells although the musicians were grabbing and replacing...continued

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23 events
7 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

A nice time spended in a beautiful place

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7 events
7 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

What a wonderful evening! The concert was magnificent, truly good for the soul and a great kick-off for the holiday season.

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6 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

Festive, Good Seats, Orchestra, Conductor, S.F Choir, Opera Singers,
the Bells spectacular!!! I must see.

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5 events
2 reviews
15 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

Christmas music doesn't get much better than this concert. The soprano was outstanding and the Sonos Handbell Ensemble will make you smile. Lovely evening.

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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

It was wonderful! The chorus sounded beautiful as did the soloists and orchestra. Loved the bells!

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6 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

Very varied program. Sonos Handbell Ensemble was outstanding.

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5 events
1 review
3 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

A perfect evening to spend with the one I love!

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4 events
1 review
4 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

An exceptional evening well spent!

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1 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

Charming and delightful. Got you into the holiday spirit.

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10 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

Fantastic event! Will totally go again next year!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Dec 01 2011

Fantastic performance by all: conductor, symphony, bell choir, and soloists! Great program.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

The Best Time of The Year was a wonderfully warm and entertaining evening that placed us right in the mood for the holidays. Conductor Fleischer was also a great mc as he moved the evening on. His humor was "right on" as was his flawless...continued

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5 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Nov 30 2011

The music was wonderful. Heartwarming and sublime. Especially the handbells and the solo. Will be returning next year.

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