Venue Details

499 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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Jeff1888
Civic center garage is $8, Opera Plaza is $14.
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Jeff1888
Arlequin for a light meal
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Jardiniere for a drink afterwards - expensive but very nice atmosphere
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OscarOmega
People should dress up to go to the Symphony it's just nice.
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OscarOmega
I used BART and had no problems whatsoever, very efficient and safe.
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Hayes Street Grill is always top notch.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.9 average rating
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118 events
30 reviews
40 stars
attended Nov 08 2010

It was nothing short of a fantastic performance by all and the prolonged standing ovations were well deserved! One of the best performances of Carmina burana I ever heard!!!

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49 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 08 2010

Awesome! Everyone should see this performance!

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11 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 08 2010

The opening Haydn symphony was charmingly done. Carmina Burana was done with great panache - one of the best performances I've ever heard. Lots of energy, freshness and skill.

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More Information

Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/season/Event.aspx?eventid=42556

Description

Carl Orff’s famed cantata Carmina burana occupies a vastly different realm: its erotic energy and sheer visceral power have installed it among Western music’s most iconic works. Haydn’s Symphony No. 97, one of the composer’s beloved “London” Symphonies, illustrates his characteristic elegance and charm.

*Program***

Haydn **Symphony No. 97

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**Orff Carmina burana

Conductor/Performers

Donato Cabrera conductor

Joélle Harvey 

soprano

Nicholas Phan 

tenor

Keith Phares 

baritone

San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Pacific Boychoir; Kevin Fox, Director

The Crowden School Allegro Chorus; Laura Kakis Serper, Director 

San Francisco Symphony

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.