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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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4.1 / 5 Rated by 14 members
Review from mettaman
107 events 34 reviews

An entertaining multi-media mix, the music was excellently performed, but perhaps the attempt was too busy and unfocused.

reviewed Jan 17 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Andrew Harris
23 events 13 reviews

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

reviewed Jan 17 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Julia
27 events 12 reviews

I had a Second Tier ticket and let's just say--it is NOT a good view. Luckily, it was Peer Gynt, and you probably DONT wanna sit close, but for anything else, i would recommend somewhere else. Also, getting to it is a difficult, since it's all the...continued

reviewed Jan 19 2013 report as inappropriate
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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

Program

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.  

<em>Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin</em> Yoshi's Oakland <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> Steve Martin and Martin Short Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball <em>Grease</em>