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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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9 stars
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"Peer Gynt"
14 ratings
4.1 average rating
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28 events
9 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

I purchased these tickets for my mother and grandmother. they really enjoyed the show. it was typical symphony but the seats were horrible.

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237 reviews
158 stars
attended Jan 17 2013

Too confusing, pretty music. Nothing in program re intermission, then lites just went out. So it ws intermssn, same for end, lites just went out. Singing good, actor Peer not too believable, Solveig gd, Ingrid great dance, song. Pre-talk very...continued

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13 reviews
21 stars
attended Jan 17 2013

I feel bad about giving three stars as far as the SF Symphony goes, because they are always describable in superlatives. But the staging of the play was, at times pathetically silly, hammy, especially the lead character, and all in all, a...continued

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*Conductor/Performers *

Michael Tilson Thomas

Joélle Harvey  

Benjamin Huber  

James Darrah: director

Adam Larsen: projection designer

Melissa Sardella  

San Francisco Symphony and Chorus


Ibsen: Peer Gynt (translated by Rolf Fjelde, edited and adapted by Michael Paller)

Grieg: Incidental Music for Ibsen’s Peer Gynt

Schnittke: Selections from Peer Gynt

Robin Holloway: Peer Gynt’s Ocean Voyage

Concert length is approximately 2 hours.  

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.