Venue Details

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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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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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21 ratings
4.6 average rating
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16 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

Marvelous concert. Virtuosic performance of the Rachmaninoff concerto -- very moving. The Prokofiev score for Ivan the Terrible was brilliant and colorful; expert playing by the San Francisco Symphony. Cost waas reasonable! Very enjoyable...continued

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7 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

Splendid concert. Raving reviews, standing ovations were had by all. Memorable event. Looking forward to more performances.

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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 18 2012

Absolutely loved it, even though we sat in the very last row of the Symphony Hall. Rachmaninoff was familiar, lovely, and had a spectacular pianist, and the Prokofiev was music from Ivan the Terrible and terrific. I have the movie and love all...continued

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Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2012-13/Ivan-the-Terrible.aspx

Description

Vladimir Jurowski conductor

Elena Zaremba mezzo-soprano

Andrey Breus baritone

Khatia Buniatishvili piano

San Francisco Symphony and Chorus

Program: 

Scriabin: Reverie

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2

Prokofiev (Arr. Atovmyan): Ivan the Terrible (US Premiere)

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.