Venue Details

478 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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Clifford Young
Take BART to Downtown BART Station & short walk to Zellerbach Hall.
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Reviews & Ratings

30 ratings
4.7 average rating
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28 events
12 reviews
11 stars
attended May 01 2012

A very nice concert in a nice venue.

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12 reviews
15 stars
attended May 01 2012

SF orchestra presented a very well balanced selection of the featured composers' works. Shifts from full orchestra to a few selected instruments were a delightful change of pacing. Short but representative but long enough to be pure entertainment.

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11 reviews
3 stars
attended May 01 2012

Wonderful performance in a great venue. It's nice being able to see great music in the East Bay! Almost everything was performed at world-class levels. I also enjoyed the selection - I like to listen to "nice" music, and I hate when orchestras try...continued

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Nadya Tichman, violin

Jonathan Vinocour, Yun Jie Liu, viola

Barbara Bogatin, Marie Dalby, viola da gamba

Robin McKee, flute

Jonathan Fischer, oboe

John Thiessen, trumpet

As part of its Centennial Season festivities, the San Francisco Symphony brings the celebration to the East Bay, appearing in partnership with Cal Performances for the first time in over 20 years. Led by acclaimed British conductor and Baroque specialist Jane Glover, the orchestra performs a program featuring some of Bach and Handel’s most joyful, jubilant, and adored music.


Handel: Water Music Suite No. 3; Royal Fireworks Music

Bach: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 2, 3 and 6

About the Ticket Supplier: Cal Performances

Cal Performances offers audiences the most comprehensive range of high quality, live performances by the world’s greatest artists, both established and emerging. Located on the UC Berkeley campus, this prestigious performing arts presenter invites audiences to enjoy the entertaining and engaging experience of the performing arts from all disciplines and cultures in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.