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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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Quotes & Highlights

“[Wang has] practically superhuman keyboard technique with artistic eloquence that is second to none.”  —San Francisco Chronicle
Meet Yuja Wang at a CD signing in the Symphony Store following the concert.




Selection of Poems and Etudes



Piano Sonata in C minor


Variations on a Theme by Corelli

Mendelssohn (arr. Rachmaninoff)

Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Saint-Saëns (arr. Horowitz)

_Danse Macabre



(arr. Horowitz) Carmen Variations

Project San Francisco is an annual residency of acclaimed artists and composers featuring performance, educational, and community events. As part of the Symphony’s Centennial Initiatives, Project San Francisco provides concertgoers the opportunity to explore an artist’s vision, and hear in-depth collaborations with the Symphony.

Only 23 years of age, pianist Yuja Wang is coming off a hugely successful year, signing an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammophon (her first DG album was Grammy®-nominated), and making striking artistic statements in orchestral debuts around the world. One of her signature performances came with the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, at MTT’s invitation. Her residency includes a performance of Bartók’s monumentally challenging Piano Concerto No. 2, a solo recital as part of the Great Performers Series, and a chamber music concert with SFS musicians.

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.