Venue Details

196 Star Starred
Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-9988
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Member Tips

OaklandMom
Dress up somewhat if you can.
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OaklandMom
The cafe upstairs is a great way to grab something before the show.
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OaklandMom
Get there early and park in the neighborhoos.
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Ani
Take BART or bus
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Ani
Lot's of yummy yogurt shops in neighborhood for a tasty treat
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KL Whitlock
There is parking under the Cesar Chavez Student Union Building but it is pricey, $15.
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Reviews & Ratings

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154 events
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
11 stars
attended May 01 2012

A very nice concert in a nice venue.

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11 reviews
11 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... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.calperformances.org/performances/2011-12/orchestra/san-...

Description

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.

Program:

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.