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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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3 reviews
26 stars
attended Sep 13 2012

This was the most spectacular, moving concert that I can remember! The Shostakovich piece is one hour with no interruptions. The individual movements flow one into another with no obvious breaks. Knowing the tragic back story, that of Russian...continued

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6 stars
attended Sep 12 2012

Wonderful program...the Shostakovich symphony was riviting to hear live! Kudos to the conductor !!

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30 reviews
25 stars
attended Sep 13 2012

The Shostakovitz is amazing. Be sure to read the program notes to raise your awareness of the political situation and references in the work.

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Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2012-13/Bychkov-conducts-...

Quotes & Highlights

“Semyon Bychkov and the San Francisco Symphony exuded the confidence and anticipatory pleasure of travelers setting out on a familiar journey.” —_San Francisco Classical Voice _

Description

Inside Music, an informative talk free to ticketholders, begins one hour prior to concerts.

Meet Semyon Bychkov for a CD signing in the Symphony Store following the September 14 and 15 concerts.

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.