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5566 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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4.9 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from aju
209 events 55 reviews

It really is a terrific orchestra. Especially doing Mahler.

reviewed Sep 16 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from jhb94103
62 events 14 reviews

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.

reviewed Sep 17 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from advisor
35 events 11 reviews

This was an emotional performance.

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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.

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