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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Davies Symphony Hall is an appropriately majestic backdrop for the San Francisco Choral Society's performance of Brahms' monumental A German Requiem. Working from a German-language Bible -- rather than the Latin Catholic liturgy -- Brahms focused his elegiac composition on the transience of life, rather than the finality of death. In doing so, he transformed a potentially conventional piece of church music into what would later become the second most performed choral work after Handel's Messiah. Now soloists Marnie Breckenridge (soprano) and Eugene Brancoveanu (bass) and the California Chamber Symphony will join SF Choral in bringing this masterful Requiem back to life. Learn More
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Reviews & Ratings
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.