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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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Herbert Blomstedt and Pianist Yundi with the San Francisco Symphony
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The pianist was really terrible. He attacked the piano as if were a wild beast that needed taming. He had no musical sense at all. Members of the orchestra obviously felt the same way.

The second half of the program was FABULOUS!

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Mr Yundi performed beautifully and it was good to see H. Blomstedt
again as the guest conductor.
the seat was very good and Davis Hall is always a delight , specially
when the music is good.
even people behaved well- no cell phones went off ,...continued

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Inside Music, an informative talk with Scott Foglesong, begins one hour prior to rehearsal and concerts.

Description

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor

Yundi Li, piano

San Francisco Symphony

Program:

Tchaikovsky :Piano Concerto No. 1

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

Herbert Blomstedt leads the San Francisco Symphony through two intensely emotional works. Tchaikovsky’s captivating First Piano Concerto may reference a lost love, while the soaring Second Symphony of Jean Sibelius captures a sense of national pride that made him a Finnish cultural hero.