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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Ivan the Terrible
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4.6 average rating
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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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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)

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.