MTT, Mason Bates and San Francisco Symphony Fuse Orchestra and Electronica
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The last date listed for San Francisco Symphony and Mason Bates: Re/current was Friday January 10, 2014 / 8:00pm.
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Artistic director and principal conductor of the famed Royal Philharmonic, guest maestro Charles Dutoit wields the baton for another of the world's most acclaimed orchestras, the San Francisco Symphony. He'll lead a performance featuring pianist Kirill Gerstein on the graceful Piano Concerto No. 2 by Beethoven, which the composer is said to have devised early in his career to show off his own skill at the keyboard. Contrasting and closing out the concert is Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10. It's often considered the composer's greatest work -- and one of the 20th century's most powerful symphonies, with influences ranging from Gustav Mahler to Russian poet Alexander Pushkin and Cossack folk dances. Learn More
Don't drive if possible. The trick is leaving early enough. We parked at an East Bay BART station, got off at Embarcadero and had a light dinner, took a bus up Market to Van Ness: Symphony Hall right there. Afterwards, BART all the way. Clipper cards! Wonderful.travel • Jan 13 2014 star this tip starred
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There are really no bad seats in the SF Symphony Hall. We were 'way up nearly able to touch the ceiling lights, it seemed, yet the sound was perfect. The concert was absolutely brilliant. The modern Bates compositions stretched our minds: (husband hated it, wife liked a lot of parts of it, interesting discussion.) The two violin romances were lovely, and then the symphony was fantastic. How lucky we are in the Bay Area! Pluses 2nd tier folks enjoy: nice big restrooms and a snack bar right on this level.
Running time: Approximately 1 hour 40 minutes, including intermission.
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Alexander Barantschik, violin
Mason Bates, electronica
San Francisco Symphony
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