San Francisco Symphony: my classic Mozart
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The last date listed for San Francisco Symphony: my classic Mozart was Sunday July 17, 2011 / 2:00pm (Pre-Concert Reception at 1:00pm).
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Very enjoyable, and good seats. Familiar Mozart pieces, but beautifully done. Pianist was VERY good, we had never heard of him before. Because of the continued applause after the Piano Concerto #20, he played an encore- a short but technically...continued
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Meet Gilles Vonsattel at a CD signing in the Symphony Store following the concert.
A pre-concert reception features live music by the Martini Brothers, plus food and drinks for sale. Reception begins an hour before the concert, and continues during intermission.
Michael Francis, conductor
Gilles Vonsattel, piano
San Francisco Symphony
Mozart: Overture to _Don Giovanni _
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor
Mozart: Symphony No. 41, _Jupiter _
The music that streamed from Mozart’s mind is, in a single word, perfect. The overture from Don Giovanni encapsulates the masterful portrayal of mirth, melodrama, and the supernatural that is this operatic masterpiece. Elegant pianist Gilles Vonsattel makes his SFS debut in the Piano Concerto No. 20, with its moods both dark and happy. Finally, all the otherworldly ability that Mozart possessed was brought to bear in the Jupiter Symphony, the final symphony he produced.