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2480 Star Starred
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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attended May 08 2009

We were expecting big things. While the hosts were gracious and the orchestra definitely delivered...Labadie's interpretation of the music seemed uninspired. Granted, we were in the cheap seats...but there was so much more energy in the score...continued

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Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/season/Event.aspx?eventid=27356

Description

Bernard Labadie, conductor

Dan Nobuhiko Smiley, violin

Peter Wyrick, cello

Jonathan D. Fischer, oboe

Stephen Paulson, bassoon

Labadie fuses passion and musical scholarship, bringing his historically informed approach to 18th-century masterpieces that feature SFS first-chair players.  

*Program: *

Haydn, Sinfonia concertante

Mozart, Serenade No. 10, Gran Partita

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.