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5530 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 12 members
Review from Fritz Mb

The performances were First Class. The seats were at the edge, but could see most of the stage.

reviewed Mar 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

A wonderful evening of great music played beautifully. Maestro Masur is quite understated in his delivery, but the result is beautifully musical. I had difficulty hearing the dialog, it went by a little too quickly for me.

reviewed Mar 12 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from rtwgirl

Awesome music. One of the best symphonies I've been to (and I am a frequent symphony patron). Beautiful music.

reviewed Mar 10 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Inside Music, an informative talk with James Keller, begins one hour prior to concerts.


The San Francisco Symphony performs an all-Mendelssohn program led by Kurt Masur, one of history’s foremost Mendelssohn interpreters. The program pairs the picturesque Italian Symphony with Mendelssohn’s puckish incidental music to Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a hallmark of both the composer’s oeuvre and the Romantic period.


Kurt Masur, conductor

Susannah Biller, soprano

Maya Lahyani, mezzo-soprano

Itay Tiran, narrator

San Francisco Girls Chorus, Susan McMane, director

San Francisco Symphony


Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, _Italian _

Mendelssohn: _ A Midsummer Night’s Dream_ (complete, sung in English)

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