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5570 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 7 members
Review from Goldstar Member
8 events 2 reviews

what a great night out. so easy. the seats were great and we really enjoyed the program. It was our first time at the SF Symphony...we have recently moved here, and we will definitely return.

reviewed Mar 25 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Vance Harper
4 events 1 review

Superb program. Beautiful, lyric, and bold performances by orchestra, soloists and chorale. Thoroughly enjoyable evening.

reviewed Mar 25 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from DP
8 events 2 reviews

I am by no means a classical music scholar -- but I am an enthusiast. And whereas the last concert I went to, with Argerich playing Ravel and MTT conducting, was an out-and-out revelation, allowing me to hear things I'd never heard in the Ravel...continued

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Description

Artists:

Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor

Yevgeny Sudbin, piano

John Relyea, bass-baritone

San Francisco Symphony Chorus

 

Program:

Steven R. Gerber: Music in Dark Times

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 

Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast

Be the first to hear the world premiere of Gerber’s Music in Dark Times, an orchestral masterpiece dedicated to Vladimir Ashkenazy. Experience the emotion of Walton’s popular English oratorio, Belshazzar’s Feast. This dazzling work, featuring a large orchestra, eight-part choir, and soloist John Relyea, is a re-telling of the Israelites’ escape from exile in Babylon.

Free Inside Music talk by Alexandra Amati-Camperi one hour prior to the concert.

<em>Eclipsed</em> <em>Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin</em> Yoshi's Oakland Balé Folclórico da Bahia <em>Betroffenheit</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em>