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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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56 events
8 reviews
17 stars
attended Jul 24 2010

Sf symphony was great....great seats!

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21 events
16 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 24 2010

Spectacular! Gershwin and Copeland and the S.F. Symphony - what a combination. The show was enthralling, spirited, outstanding.....and....we had wonderful seats, courtesy of Gold Star Events. Thank you. It was a most memorable evening.

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10 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 24 2010

The selections were excellent and the entire program was fun. The pianist who did "Rhapsody in Blue" was especially good. The conductor was outstanding--full of spirit!

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Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/season/Event.aspx?eventid=41864

Description

Artists

Alondra de la Parra  conductor Chris Noth  narrator Sara Davis Buechner  piano Members of the UC Berkeley Marching Band

Program

John Adams  Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Copland  Three Latin-American Sketches

Ives  The Unanswered Question

Copland  Lincoln Portrait

Ives  Variations on “America”

Gershwin  _Rhapsody in Blue _(original jazz band version)

Gershwin  Strike Up the Band

Willson _ Seventy-Six Trombones _

Summer & the Symphony’s Grand Finale promises to be the summer’s can’t-miss musical event! Chris Noth—known for his role on HBO’s Sex and the City as Mr. Big and currently appearing on CBS’s The Good Wife—will narrate Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, an undisputed American masterpiece. The spectacular finale also includes the UC Berkeley Marching Band in a performance of the hit Broadway tune “Seventy-Six Trombones.”

Arrive one hour prior to the concert for music and dancing with the Martini Brothers, plus desserts and specialty drinks.

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.