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Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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San Francisco Symphony: Beethoven's Violin Concerto
17 ratings
4.7 average rating
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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 10 2010

Superb performance, with a helpful introduction to the Berg piece by Tilson-Thomas. Even though the Berg is difficult for most listeners, it was well conceived and delivered. The preceding Wagner overture was also quite good, with the horn section...continued

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43 stars
attended Jun 11 2010

fabulour evening, james ehnes was great.

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9 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 12 2010

After a reading of Die Fliegende Hollander that seemed to shift in balsnce from one section to another, the high point of the evening, I thought, was the Lulu suite. After having seen the full opera recently at the Met, this distilllation of...continued

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Michael Tilson Thomas conductor 

Erin Wall soprano 

James Ehnes violin 


Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman 

Berg: Suite from Lulu 

Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto proves there’s never too much of a good thing. Berg’s riveting suite from his unfinished opera_ Lulu_ will have you at the edge of your seat. 

Inside Music, an informative talk with Peter Grunberg and free to ticketholders, begins one hour prior to concerts.

Meet James Ehnes for an exclusive CD signing immediately following the concert at the Symphony Store in the lobby.  

On Friday, June 11, the concert will be followed by a performance by Amy X Neuburg and the Cello ChiXtet. Taking place in the 2nd Tier lobby, this performance is free to all ticketholders.