Mezzo-Soprano Anne Sofie von Otter with the San Francisco Symphony
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The last date listed for Mezzo-Soprano Anne Sofie von Otter with the San Francisco Symphony was Sunday March 6, 2011 / 2:00pm (Pre-Concert Talk Begins at 1:00pm).
Currently at Davies Symphony Hall:
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- $39.00 - $93.00
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The return of last season's mega-successful Beethoven & Bates embraces both the classic and cutting-edge, with a finale featuring acclaimed Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. The evening kicks off with Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Symphony and Rossini's Overture to La gazza ladra, with its snappy snare drums, followed by Bates, a Guggenheim Fellow and multiple composition prizewinner, joining the orchestra as they perform his Alternative Energy. Come early and learn more at an informative pre-concert discussion. Learn More
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Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar Member
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The orchestra was in particularly fine form. The Brahms Serenade was exquisite--a piece I had never heard before. Anne Sofie von Otter has one of the finest voices singing today.Pitch, phrasing, emotion--she has it all. Check out her Grieg recording and her crossover album w/Elvis Costello and her latest jazz effort!
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Spectacular performance from both SFSO and von Otter however the seats assigned were the worst I have ever sat in at Davies; way off to the side of the 1st tier where the orchestra was completely off balance with the strings obliterated by the...continued
Quotes & Highlights
Inside Music, an informative talk with Peter Grunberg, begins one hour prior to concerts.
“[von Otter is] a model of vocal grace and subtlety, essentially challenging the audience to lean in and listen.” —The New York Times
“[von Otter] possesses one of the most flexible and natural vocal instruments of any living artist.” —Opera Now
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
San Francisco Symphony
Hindemith: Concert Music for String Orchestra and Brass
Selected songs by Grieg, Nielsen, Stenhammar, and Sibelius
Brahms: Serenade No. 1
This program traverses a vast musical landscape, from Paul Hindemith’s propulsive Concert Music for String Orchestra and Brass to Brahms’s idyllic Serenade No. 1, the German Romantic’s first completed orchestral work. The illustrious Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter offers a selection of Scandinavian songs, including works by Grieg and Sibelius.