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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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Corridor at 100 Van Ness, casual and fast with great food and service
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Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Ivan the Terrible
21 ratings
4.6 average rating
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14 events
8 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 18 2012

I thought the Rachmaninoff was fantastic and the Prokofiev was very interesting and different. I have always sat in the orchestra. We were in the last row of the symphony hall and it was great. I loved watching the pianist's hands and the...continued

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8 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

Splendid concert. Raving reviews, standing ovations were had by all. Memorable event. Looking forward to more performances.

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20 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 20 2012

Ms. Buniatishvili is a very talented pianist, technically flawless. However, her interpretation seemed somewhat detached. The Rachmaninoff II is so emotional, but she never seemed to really connect. A merely competent performance. Jurowski as...continued

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Vladimir Jurowski conductor

Elena Zaremba mezzo-soprano

Andrey Breus baritone

Khatia Buniatishvili piano

San Francisco Symphony and Chorus


Scriabin: Reverie

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2

Prokofiev (Arr. Atovmyan): Ivan the Terrible (US Premiere)