San Francisco Symphony Plays Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for San Francisco Symphony: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 have expired.
The last date listed for San Francisco Symphony: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 was Saturday October 24, 2009 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Davies Symphony Hall:
- Full Price:
- $39.00 - $93.00
- Our Price:
- $19.50 - $46.50
The return of last season's mega-successful Beethoven & Bates embraces both the classic and cutting-edge, with a finale featuring acclaimed Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. The evening kicks off with Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Symphony and Rossini's Overture to La gazza ladra, with its snappy snare drums, followed by Bates, a Guggenheim Fellow and multiple composition prizewinner, joining the orchestra as they perform his Alternative Energy. Come early and learn more at an informative pre-concert discussion. Learn More
The weather was a perfect no coat evening in SF.. I wore slacks & a button up shirt..Hello Gorgeous! -- Cheyenne Jackson Goes to the Movies dress • Jul 25 2014 star this tip starred
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
view more less of this review
A varied program with the full S.F. Symphony conducted by Osmo Vanska, conductor of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra. The first piece, Slonimsky's Earbox, by John Adams, was truly a thrill for the ears and mind. Wonderfully energetic and melodic, yet still with Adams' repetitive refrains.It was really good to hear The Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 played LIVE, since one usually hears recordings of this composition. Since I sat in the Second tier, the players seemed rather far away, but the music soars up to that elevation so beautifully. A very good evening at a very fair price.
star this review starred report as inappropriate
First of all Vänskä, the conductor, was worth the price of admission.
Due to where I was seated (second row, front orchestra) there was surely some penalty with respect to total sound quality. But my view and connection Vänskä was up close and...continued
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Antti Siirala, piano
John Adams: _Slonimsky’s Earbox _
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Dvorak: Symphony No. 7
The music of living legend John Adams begins an evening of affecting and thrilling masterpieces. Antti Siirala plays Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto, one of the most famous concertos in all of music. Dvoøák’s breathtaking Seventh Symphony rounds out a program that is sure to move you.