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2698 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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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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4 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 16 2011

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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attended Apr 15 2011

Really enjoyed Dutoit's conducting of the Berlioz. Didn't love the Dutilleux piece, but Capuçon certainly executed it well. As always, I appreciate the availability of these tickets on Goldstar.

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Quotes & Highlights

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.