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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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San Francisco Symphony: "Beethoven & Bates"
39 ratings
4.2 average rating
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32 events
8 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 16 2014

good symphony performance with beethoven and mason side by side. the contrast between the composers was great and should be done in sf with other forward-thinking bay area electronic composers as well

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Alisa
9 events
5 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

I enjoyed the collaboration between Bates and the SF symphony. The last piece before the intermission was something new to me and I think I liked it the most. The second portion involved the SF symphony chorus and while I enjoyed it, for me, it...continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 18 2014

Very interesting combo of performances - first a Beethoven classical piece, then a performance with Bates' electronica, and finally a Beethoven performance with a choir. I liked the variety, and the fact that the performance was not overly long. ...continued

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“This is new music as you always hoped it would be — exciting, beautiful, surprising and full of a vivid sense of discovery.” —San Francisco Chronicle

Description

Program (subject to change):
Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra

Mason Bates: Alternative Energy

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1

Inside Music begins one hour prior to show time.

San Francisco Girls Chorus: <em>A Highlands Holiday</em> Sweet Honey in the Rock: <em>Celebrating the Holydays</em> Handel's <em>Messiah</em> San Francisco Symphony Holiday Combo Pack -- <em>The Snowman</em> & <em>A Charlie Brown Christmas - Live!</em> Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> WinterFest at California's Great America Alex Ramon's <em>IMpossible</em> Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball Smuin's <em>The Christmas Ballet</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> <em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em>