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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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51 events
28 reviews
5 stars
depending on events around civic center, traffic and parking can be really difficult, so give yourself plenty of time to find parking and bring some cash, because if there is only limited parking all garages will accept cash only!
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6 reviews
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Corridor at 100 Van Ness, casual and fast with great food and service
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"Colors of Christmas"
10 ratings
4.8 average rating
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258 events
241 reviews
340 stars
attended Dec 14 2009

It's been a few years since I went to Colors of Christmas. Usually it's Oleta Adams being part of the cast that sways me but I needed a fix of Holiday Cheer. This show certainly gave it to me. Enough HITS peppered the show that it wasn't all HO HO...continued

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6 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 14 2009

We would like to have heard more Christmas and less non-Christmas songs to keep in the spirit of the holidays. We would have also liked to have heard the symphony play some music without the singers. The facility is lovely and we hope to return...continued

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1 review
4 stars
attended Dec 14 2009

Peabo Bryson was AMAZING. He gets better with age and not only has a fabulous voice but he's a great entertainer. Loved the mix of their old hits with Christmas music. Davies Hall was magnificent. I loved it and plan on attending next year.

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Herman Jackson, conductor

Peabo Bryson is a two-time Grammy Award-winning R&B and soul singer, known for his musical contribution to many Disney films. Scottish singer Sheena Easton is an international two-time Grammy Award winner and with seven gold and one platinum album, perhaps best known for the song “Morning Train” and the James Bond title song “For Your Eyes Only.” Jennifer Holliday is a two-time Grammy Award-winning singer, whose career took off with Broadway’s Dreamgirls and a subsequent R&B/pop career. Maxi Priest is a British reggae legend, known for infusing reggae with R&B influences, with nine albums released in the U.S. and U.K.