Venue Details

499 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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attended Oct 17 2010

We sat in the upper row of the side terrace (left side of the hall -- stage right, I guess), so we could see the piano keyboard and watch the pianist and his hands from... continued

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attended Oct 17 2010

I've never been to a symphony before and it was really wonderful, especially the Rachmaninoff number, performed with an amazing pianist - I couldn't stop smiling the entire song. Absolutely incredible!

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Description

Last season, San Francisco Classical Voice raved: “Semyon Bychkov and the San Francisco Symphony exuded the confidence and anticipatory pleasure of travelers setting out on a familiar journey. The audience at Davies Symphony Hall was warmly invited along for the ride.”

Artists:

Semyon Bychkov, conductor

Kirill Gerstein, piano

San Francisco Symphony

Program:

Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin

Rachmaninoff, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Walton, Symphony No. 1

Inside Music, an informative talk free to ticketholders, begins one hour prior to concerts.

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.