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5571 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 33 members
Review from Jake Steak
76 events 7 reviews

Kyrie and Gloria were muddy and not loud enough to be heard over orchestra. A symphony hall squawk box message errantly boomed between movements until cut off. After intermission, Credo was a bit louder and finally balanced with orchestra and...continued

reviewed Mar 16 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Karen Willcox
40 events 5 reviews

A beautifully sung baroque concert. Very moving.

reviewed Mar 19 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
6 events 5 reviews

Excellent choral work and beautiful orchestral performance. Bach got his due! Ellen S.

reviewed Mar 18 2011 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Inside Music, an informative talk with Susan Key, begins one hour prior to concerts.
“And if there was a star of Friday’s show, it was the Chorus itself. Nothing was oversung or underdone; the group’s singing was … lit up from the inside." —San Jose Mercury News

Description

Ragnar Bohlin, conductor

Abigail Nims, soprano

Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano

Nicholas Phan, tenor

Shenyang, bass-baritone

San Francisco Symphony and Chorus

Program:

Bach: Mass in B minor

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B minor occupies an elite stratum alongside Western civilization’s most outstanding artistic accomplishments. A masterpiece of the finest order, the Mass epitomizes the composer’s supreme artistry.

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