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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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The weather was a perfect no coat evening in SF.. I wore slacks & a button up shirt..
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Found parking in a garage a few blocks away for $8 all day Sunday rate. Arrive in the city 45 minutes early so as not to have to stress over finding parking. Limited on street parking. Spring for a parking lot.
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attended Jan 20 2012

I imagined this concert would be lovely, but I did not realize it would be sublime. Great program, fantastic conductor, and the solo pianist Khatia Buniatishvili, from the Republic of Georgia, was out of this world. Her second movement of the...continued

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“…[Heras-Casado is a] superb new podium talent, with a fluidly expressive technique, a fine ear for sonorities, and suave rhythmic command.” — San Francisco Chronicle

Description

Pablo Heras-Casado, who made a critically-acclaimed San Francisco Symphony debut in 2010, returns to lead an evening steeped in contrasts. Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks is an ode to Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. Composed just seven years earlier, Ravel’s piano concerto is jazz influenced from beginning to end, while Dallapiccola’s work pays homage to Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik. The exotic program concludes with Falla’s flamenco-filled ballet of gypsies, ghosts, and fire dances.

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Artists:

  • * Pablo Heras-Casado  conductor

 Marina Heredia  *flamenco singer

 Khatia Buniatishvili* piano

  • San Francisco Symphony

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 Stravinsky*  Dumbarton Oaks 

 *Ravel**  Piano Concerto in G major                       

 *Dallapiccola**  Piccola musica notturna

 *Falla**  El amor brujo  

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.