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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: Tchaikovsky's First Symphony
36 ratings
4.3 average rating
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781 events
415 reviews
179 stars
attended Jan 08 2012

Symphony was awesome. The program itself was somewhat less than stellar.

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106 events
51 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 08 2012

Wonderfull, MTT is great.

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37 events
16 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 08 2012

I thought it was one of the worst SF Symphony evenings. Music was terrible.. The Lizst was poor. The Lizeti was abominable, and the Winter Dreams was just okay.. My seat was lousy too.......

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Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Christian Tetzlaff, violin        

San Francisco Symphony   **

Program:                   

**Liszt: Prometheus   

Ligeti: Violin Concerto          

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, Winter Daydreams 

Representing the first large-scale work of Tchaikovsky’s career, the Symphony No. 1 pays homage to the sounds he experienced daily in his beloved Russia. Ligeti’s Violin Concerto, however, is a gripping work about loss, memory, and neglect. Tetzlaff displays a “rich, velvety tone and an irresistible sense of line” (The New York Times), and his performance will astound the listener with its virtuosity and boldness of sound.

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