Venue Details

Cal Performances' Zellerbach Hall
Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from Susan David
Red Velvet 39 events 13 reviews

Great concert.

reviewed Jun 03 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Sister Sue
25 events 10 reviews

Delightful concert! Unique pieces I had not heard before, including a very well-executed cello concerto and two symphonies. Very well done! I was a little distracted by the conductor's unique "jiggling" fast hand movements, but every conductor...continued

reviewed Jun 03 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
8 events 6 reviews

Luisotti conducts with flair and verve--his gestures unusually expressive. The orchestra was excellent.

reviewed Jun 03 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Under his baton, the San Francisco Opera Orchestra sparkles, shimmers, storms, and, most importantly, sings the music.” —_San Francisco Examiner _


SF Opera Orchestra

Nicola Luisotti, conductor

A rare opportunity to hear the distinguished San Francisco Opera Orchestra shine in symphonic repertoire under the direction of its extraordinary music director. Italian conductor Nicola Luisotti, also principal guest conductor of the Tokyo Symphony, made his international debut in 2002 and his career trajectory since then can only be described as meteoric, with engagements in the world’s major opera houses and concert halls.


Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major (Classical)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C major (Amit Peled, cello) 

Cherubini: Symphony in D major

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