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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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SF Symphony: Britten's Double Concerto
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attended Jun 08 2013

This music was much more than I expected. It was full of imagery and emotion. I was moved all throughout the program and not just emotionally, it actually made me want to move to the music while I was in my seat. I left the syphony hall in a...continued

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attended Jun 06 2013

Interesting program, delightful young conductor, wonderful soloists

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attended Jun 08 2013

The Symphony was GREAT, and Mr. Barantschik, and Mr. Vinocour are two outstanding musicians.

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“[Kirill Karabits] is a confident and appealing leader, and the results were impressive: cleanly etched playing by the orchestra, smartly shaped, energized and loaded with detail.” —San Jose Mercury News

Description

Kirill Karabits conductor

Alexander Barantschik violin

Jonathan Vinocour viola

San Francisco Symphony

Program: 

Honegger: Pacific 231

Britten: Double Concerto

Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

The Thursday Matinee concerts are endowed by a gift in memory of Rhoda Goldman.

Inside Music, an informative talk with Susan Key, begins one hour prior to concerts and is free to all ticketholders. 

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.