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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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attended Jan 10 2014

The Mason Bates "BSide" was fabulous! I was disappointed with the Beethoven.

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attended Jan 10 2014

Mason Bates piece was absolutely fabulous! Oh how my husband and I wished for an encore. We cannot wait to hear his full-length performance someday. We appreciate also the juxtaposition of Bates's creations to the ones done by Beethoven. ...continued

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Running time: Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes, including intermission.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor 

Alexander Barantschik, violin 

Mason Bates, electronica 

San Francisco Symphony

Beethoven: Romances for Violin and Orchestra 

Mason Bates: The B-Sides

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

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.