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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
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4.3 average rating
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Stefano Red Velvet
87 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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7 reviews
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

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