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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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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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Corridor at 100 Van Ness, casual and fast with great food and service
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"Peer Gynt"
14 ratings
4.1 average rating
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104 events
33 reviews
21 stars
attended Jan 17 2013

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

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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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27 events
12 reviews
15 stars
attended Jan 19 2013

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

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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.