San Francisco Symphony: Ravel and Gershwin
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The last date listed for San Francisco Symphony: Ravel and Gershwin was Friday May 24, 2013 / 6:30pm (Pre-Concert Talk at 5:30pm).
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In a surreal twist, one of Japan's biggest rock stars also happens to be one of that country's most revered classical composers. His name is Yoshiki and the breadth of his musical accomplishment astonishes. The same man who, as the leader of the heavy metal band X Japan, sold out the 55,000-seat Tokyo Dome 18 times was selected by the Japanese government to write a classical composition celebrating Emperor Akihito. Commissioned to write themes for events as diverse as the 2012 Grammys and the World Expo, he has now released a solo album of original instrumental works, Yoshiki Classical, to global acclaim. For one night only, he will perform captivating melodies from his new album live at Davies Symphony Hall, playing solo piano with string quartet accompaniment. Learn More
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Featured review from Andrew Harris
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I missed the first piece; the second, and most exciting, was the exquisite piece by Revel for left hand. Such intricacies, exciting runs, surprising percussive moments i have never heard before. the Gershwin seemed kind of like a pat piece the orchestra has done a million times - maybe because I've heard it so many times, but it didn't have the excitement it should have. By the end of he last piece I felt a little beat up. I think it should have been the penultimate piece, with Gershwin finishing.