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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Go to Absinthe beforehand!
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Walk around and view all the Christmas trees -- champagne glass in hand.
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As any normal cultural or seasonal event, I highly suggest dressing up.
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As with any cultural or seasonal event, I suggest dressing up.
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The christmas trees are great also!
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Love that it's a sing-along
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.8 average rating
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10 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 11 2008

Nice mix of traditional and lesser-known pieces. Superb voices. Pipe organ a big plus (but where was the organist????). Uplifting in tough times.

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 12 2008

The S.F. Chorus was wonderful, but I liked the 2nd half the best when the Symphony joined in, especially the Bach. O Holy Night was a highlight.

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 11 2008

A festive way to jump-start the holiday season. Hearing the Chorus sing "O Holy Night" was like hearing angels sing. It transported me and our guests!

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Description

Sing along with the chorus the SF Chronicle recently called “celestially radiant!” 

Delight in the music of the holiday season with your friends and family as the Grammy Award-winning San Francisco Symphony Chorus, led by Chorus Director Ragnar Bohlin, takes you on a musical journey of holiday choral favorites including The First Noel, O Come All Ye Faithful, and O Holy Night, plus carols from Sweden, and works by Bach and Britten.

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.