Charles Dutoit and Cellist Gautier Capuçon with the San Francisco Symphony
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The last date listed for Charles Dutoit and Cellist Gautier Capuçon with the San Francisco Symphony was Saturday April 16, 2011 / 8:00pm (Pre-Concert Talk Begins at 7:00pm).
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The talk at 7 was very good, one of the better ones. Dutoit was amazing in what he got out of the orchestra, especially the percussion. I was very impressed by Capucon, and the Dutilleux piece which I had not heard. I plan to buy a Capucon CD. A...continued
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Inside Music, an informative talk with Alexandra Amati-Camperi, begins one hour prior to concerts.
On Friday, April 15, cellist extraordinaire Joan Jeanrenaud and art-funk percussionist/beatmaker PC Muñoz collaborate in a performance of their exhilarating mash-up of contemporary classical/new music sensibilities and future-funk/hip-hop sonic aesthetics. It’s part of the Davies After Hours series, which occurs in the second tier lobby lounge, and is free to all ticketholders.
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Gautier Capuçon, cello
San Francisco Symphony
Charles Dutoit conducts the San Francisco Symphony with music by two orchestral luminaries. Henri Dutilleux’s cello concerto Tout un monde lointain makes ingenious use of the orchestra’s kaleidoscope of timbres, while Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique demonstrates the groundbreaking approach to orchestration that provided a model for the late Romantic generation.
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.