Venue Details

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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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If one goes few minutes before 6 pm, it is easy to find street parking.
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The best and most convenient place to eat before the concert is at Jardiniere. Also, you can stop for a drink afterwards.
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108 events
103 reviews
184 stars
attended Jan 26 2014

My first visit to Davies, a very pleasant almost intimate feeling large hall was the best thing about this concert. The selection of 61 minutes of third rate pieces, a work from Mozart at 16, followed by the Other Mendelssohn violin concerto...continued

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Culver Roz Red Velvet
97 events
34 reviews
81 stars
attended Jan 26 2014

Wonderful concert! I was planning as trip to SF and checked Goldstar. The music was a delightful assortment of composers, an extraordinary violinist, and even an instrument I'd never seen/heard before. A great way to spend an afternoon in the City.

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Elene Sayre Red Velvet
46 events
17 reviews
9 stars
attended Jan 22 2014

This was a stunning concert! The music selections were a wonderful variety and the orchestra and soloist played them superbly! I particularly enjoyed my introduction to a "new" composer: Piazzolla-Cohen and I shall soon be off to find a CD of...continued

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Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2013-2014/Barantschik-and-...

Description

Alexander Barantschik, leader and violinist 

San Francisco Symphony 

Mozart: Divertimento in F major for Strings 

Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in D minor 

Britten: Simple Symphony 

Piazzolla: Melodia-Libertango

Running time: Approximately 1 hour 35 minutes.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas present more than 220 concerts each year from September through July in a variety of genres, with SFS musicians performing classical concerts, holiday favorites, summer pops events, free outdoor concerts, special series for families and children, plus presentations of visiting guest artists and orchestras from around the globe. The San Francisco Symphony also takes its unique style to audiences world-wide, touring nationally and internationally every year. The SFS is currently recording all the Mahler symphonies on its own media label and has recently launched Keeping Score, a national, multi-year, multi-media project bringing classical music to millions of Americans via TV, radio, the Internet and more.