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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: Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts Berlioz
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attended Jun 24 2010

A cheaply built auditorium filled with old people sleeping through the crescendo. The music was great but the people reeked of death.
My girlfriend liked it alot.

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attended Jun 23 2010

Magnificent evening. Both the singer and the soloist were wonderful.

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Quotes & Highlights

“The fine mezzo Sasha Cooke … sang Les Nuits d’ete with an expressive, amber-hued voice …” —The New York Times

Description

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony perform an all-Berlioz program, including Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, Les Nuits d’été, and Harold in Italy. This concert will feature mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and new SF Symphony Principal Viola Jonathan Vinocour. Be the first to hear these works before the SFS performs them at the summer 2010 Lucerne Festival.

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

Artists

Michael Tilson Thomas conductor

Sasha Cooke mezzo-soprano

Jonathan Vinocour viola

Program

Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture

Berlioz _Les Nuits d’été _

Berlioz Harold in Italy