Venue Details

5561 Star Starred
Davies Symphony Hall
Between Hayes and Grove 201 Van Ness San Francisco, CA 94102
415-864-6000
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 18 members
Review from OscarOmega
6 events 5 reviews

Alondra de la Parra is an excellent conductor. I've never seen a conductor having so much fun directing a magnificent orchestra such as The San Francisco Symphony.
I enjoyed very much the pieces selected for this concert. Certainly enjoyed the...continued

reviewed Jul 24 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Deidre Green
29 events 22 reviews

Spectacular! Gershwin and Copeland and the S.F. Symphony - what a combination. The show was enthralling, spirited, outstanding.....and....we had wonderful seats, courtesy of Gold Star Events. Thank you. It was a most memorable evening.

reviewed Jul 24 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Jose Torres
57 events 8 reviews

Sf symphony was great....great seats!

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Artists

Alondra de la Parra  conductor Chris Noth  narrator Sara Davis Buechner  piano Members of the UC Berkeley Marching Band

Program

John Adams  Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Copland  Three Latin-American Sketches

Ives  The Unanswered Question

Copland  Lincoln Portrait

Ives  Variations on “America”

Gershwin  _Rhapsody in Blue _(original jazz band version)

Gershwin  Strike Up the Band

Willson _ Seventy-Six Trombones _

Summer & the Symphony’s Grand Finale promises to be the summer’s can’t-miss musical event! Chris Noth—known for his role on HBO’s Sex and the City as Mr. Big and currently appearing on CBS’s The Good Wife—will narrate Copland’s Lincoln Portrait, an undisputed American masterpiece. The spectacular finale also includes the UC Berkeley Marching Band in a performance of the hit Broadway tune “Seventy-Six Trombones.”

Arrive one hour prior to the concert for music and dancing with the Martini Brothers, plus desserts and specialty drinks.

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