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5574 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
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5.0 / 5 Rated by 3 members
Review from advisor
35 events 11 reviews

Absolutely wonderful performance. Great seats. Loved it.

reviewed Jan 20 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Katie Cofer
6 events 1 review

I imagined this concert would be lovely, but I did not realize it would be sublime. Great program, fantastic conductor, and the solo pianist Khatia Buniatishvili, from the Republic of Georgia, was out of this world. Her second movement of the...continued

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“…[Heras-Casado is a] superb new podium talent, with a fluidly expressive technique, a fine ear for sonorities, and suave rhythmic command.” — San Francisco Chronicle


Pablo Heras-Casado, who made a critically-acclaimed San Francisco Symphony debut in 2010, returns to lead an evening steeped in contrasts. Stravinsky’s Dumbarton Oaks is an ode to Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos. Composed just seven years earlier, Ravel’s piano concerto is jazz influenced from beginning to end, while Dallapiccola’s work pays homage to Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik. The exotic program concludes with Falla’s flamenco-filled ballet of gypsies, ghosts, and fire dances.



  • * Pablo Heras-Casado  conductor

 Marina Heredia  *flamenco singer

 Khatia Buniatishvili* piano

  • San Francisco Symphony

Program:                     *


 Stravinsky*  Dumbarton Oaks 

 *Ravel**  Piano Concerto in G major                       

 *Dallapiccola**  Piccola musica notturna

 *Falla**  El amor brujo  

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