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Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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San Francisco Symphony: "Beethoven & Bates"
39 ratings
4.2 average rating
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5 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

I enjoyed the collaboration between Bates and the SF symphony. The last piece before the intermission was something new to me and I think I liked it the most. The second portion involved the SF symphony chorus and while I enjoyed it, for me, it...

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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

Loved the chorus & orchestra. Bates a bit ecclectic for my taste. Great seats and no problem picking up the tickets. Overall wonderful experience.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

Very interesting combo of performances - first a Beethoven classical piece, then a performance with Bates' electronica, and finally a Beethoven performance with a choir. I liked the variety, and the fact that the performance was not overly long. ...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“This is new music as you always hoped it would be — exciting, beautiful, surprising and full of a vivid sense of discovery.” —San Francisco Chronicle


Program (subject to change):
Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra

Mason Bates: Alternative Energy

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1

Inside Music begins one hour prior to show time.

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.