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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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"American Mavericks": Chamber Music with Joan La Barbara and Members of SF Symphony
12 ratings
4.3 average rating
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Stefano Red Velvet
83 events
11 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 11 2012

Sorry to say that, but the last part of the matinee - Joan la Barbera's performance - was quite unbearable. A few people stood up and left, although that's rude...

The first 3/4 of the show were very good, though!

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12 stars
attended Mar 11 2012

This concert was fascinating and terrific.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 11 2012

American Mavericks allows contemporary composers a venue rare and precious these days. It was wonderful to have these pieces performed so extremely well and often I was deeply moved by what I heard. I only wish I had time and means to have heard...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

To learn more about American Mavericks, check out this video on YouTube.


Joan La Barbara, vocalist

Jeremy Denk, piano

Members of the San Francisco Symphony  

Cowell: Selections for Solo Piano

Terry Riley: G Song for String Quartet  

Morton Subotnick:_ Jacob’s Room: Monodrama_ (San Francisco Symphony Commission—World Premiere)

Partch: Sextet from _Castor and Pollux

San Francisco

The Letter

By the Rivers of Babylon


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.