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Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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San Francisco Symphony: Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 1
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4.9 average rating
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7 stars
attended Sep 17 2009

What an incredibile evening. Susan Graham has a wonderful voice and really did justice to the Ruchert Songs. The Mahler First was spectacular. MTT made me hear the symphony in ways that I had never heard it before.

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4 stars
attended Sep 16 2009

This was an emotional performance.

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8 stars
attended Sep 19 2009

The concert was wonderful! The first tier seats were quite comfortable.

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Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Mahler, Rückert Lieder

Mahler, Symphony No. 1

The San Francisco Symphony’s Mahler festival kicks off with the acclaimed Susan Graham singing Mahler’s touching Rückert Songs. Mahler’s First Symphony incorporates melodic ideas from the composer’s own songs and from folk tunes: a hymn to nature and youth.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas present more than 220 concerts each year from September through July in a variety of genres, with SFS musicians performing classical concerts, holiday favorites, summer pops events, free outdoor concerts, special series for families and children, plus presentations of visiting guest artists and orchestras from around the globe. The San Francisco Symphony also takes its unique style to audiences world-wide, touring nationally and internationally every year. The SFS is currently recording all the Mahler symphonies on its own media label and has recently launched Keeping Score, a national, multi-year, multi-media project bringing classical music to millions of Americans via TV, radio, the Internet and more.