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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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The weather was a perfect no coat evening in SF.. I wore slacks & a button up shirt..
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Found parking in a garage a few blocks away for $8 all day Sunday rate. Arrive in the city 45 minutes early so as not to have to stress over finding parking. Limited on street parking. Spring for a parking lot.
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27 events
10 reviews
12 stars
attended Mar 13 2009

great performance! enjoyed it much with my family.

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14 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 13 2009

A thoroughly enjoyable performance complete with a pre-performance 'primer' to provide the audience with a context with which to enjoy the Shostakovitch piece. For example he was about 27 when he composed the Lady Macbeth Opera, and although...continued

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13 reviews
3 stars
attended Mar 13 2009

Thibaudet was great, and the Liszt piece was very nice. The Shostakovich music was not as melodic.

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Website

http://sfsymphony.org/season/Event.aspx?eventid=26944

Description

Franz Liszt, superstar pianist, meets a modern counterpart in Thibaudet. James Conlon, LA Opera’s music director, has conducted in the world’s greatest opera houses. He brings us music from the opera that sparked Stalin’s campaign against Shostakovich.

Program:

Berlioz, Le Corsaire Overture

Liszt, Piano Concerto No. 2

Shostakovich (arr. Conlon), Suite from Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District

This Friday 6.5 Series concert also features James Conlon’s remarks before the complete works are performed.

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.