Venue Details

499 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Dress up
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David W Sayen
You want to look nice for Davies Hall!
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David W Sayen
They have wine, beer, coffee, even salads and snacks at intermission.
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David W Sayen
Very short walk from Bart, lots of buses on that corner.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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11 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 13 2011

The performance was marvelous and it was great be able to take my young son to see Michael Tilson Thomas at a really reasonable cost.

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14 events
2 reviews
8 stars
attended Nov 13 2011

Overture to Alfonso und Estrella- did not care for this melodramatic, lots of crescendos.

Quintet in A Major was lovely. I think this type of arrangement shows... continued

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5 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 13 2011

The symphony was absolutely fantastic! The pieces were amazing and it was great to be there. The only downside was that our premier second tier seats put us in the... continued

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Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/season/?gclid=COD07ZfM4asCFUwZQgodnUI-Qg

Description

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Juho Pohjonen, piano

Alexander Barantschik, violin

Jonathan Vinocour, viola

Peter Wyrick, cello

Scott Pingel, bass

San Francisco Symphony

Program:

Schubert: Overture to _Alfonso und Estrella _

Schubert: Piano Quintet, _Trout _

Schubert (Arr. Mahler): String Quartet, _Death and the Maiden _

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.