Venue Details

482 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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Member Tips

Andrew Harris
Class up for the symphony - leave the jeans and sweatshirts for another place
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Andrew Harris
Expensive, but not over the top. Good choices.
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Andrew Harris
Take BART or the bus, or even a cab - parking's tough
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Andrew Harris
You spent enough on yourself. Now give some to the homeless folks
info Oct 08 2012 star this tip starred
If you're sitting in the 2nd tier, bring binoculars. Sound is OK though.
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Reviews & Ratings

8 ratings
4.9 average rating
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40 events
15 reviews
9 stars
attended Oct 04 2012

Vasily Petrenko is cool and fabulous.
Part is meditative and divine.
Respighi is over -the-top amazing!

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19 events
13 reviews
16 stars
attended Oct 06 2012

The setting, of course, is elegant; the first piece was haunting, ethereal, transcendent; the second, a piano concerto, I will assume was excellent - I don't care for... continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Petrenko’s physical technique is so crisp and graceful — a combination of a clear rhythmic beat and simple but expressive gestures.” —San Francisco Chronicle


*Program *

Arvo Pärt: Fratres  

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3

Respighi: Fountains of Rome_ (_Fontane di Roma)  

Respighi: Pines of Rome_ (_Pini di Roma)

Concert length is approximately 2 hours.

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.