Venue Details

500 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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The Grove
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It is always best to dress properly at Davies symphony Hall
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THe Performing Arts Garage is a good choice, just very slow when exiting.
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Dress in whatever form you want. it's SF!
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.9 average rating
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68 events
28 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 21 2011

Great chorus. Tenor was a bit lacking in projection, but the other three lead singers were excellent. Fantastic piece.

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attended Oct 21 2011

A truly world class performance! The soloists, the orchestra and the chorus were all in top form. Bravo!

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More Information

Website

http://www.sfsymphony.org/season/Event.aspx?eventid=49754

Description

Verdi’s Requiem, for orchestra, four soloists, and double choir, is a colossal setting of the Catholic mass. Now a standard of the choral repertoire, and operatic in its scale and grandeur, it may never have existed if not for the ill-fated collaboration by several Italian composers to honor the life of Rossini with a requiem in his honor. Verdi expanded his contribution to this project into the emotional and revered work we know today.

James Conlon

conductor

Sondra Radvanovsky

soprano

Dolora Zajick

mezzo-soprano

Frank Lopardo

tenor

Ain Anger

bass

San Francisco Symphony Chorus

San Francisco Symphony

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.