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Petrenko conducts Respighi
Petrenko conducts Respighi
Phone (415) 864-6000
Price $15 to $150
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Music Performing Arts

Petrenko conducts Respighi

Thursday, Oct 4, 2012 2:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

Opening a concert brimming with evocative imagery is the best-known work of Arvo Pärt, whose spiritual, mystical music speaks directly to the soul. The sheer vibrancy of Bartók’s concerto belies the mortal illness he suffered while composing it. Respighi imbued his fountains with the majesty of the sea gods they celebrate, and his pines with the grace of the nightingales they shelter, and the power of the Roman Legions who once marched beneath them.

Vasily Petrenko conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet
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Petrenko conducts Respighi

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San Francisco Symphony
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Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is widely considered to be among the country’s most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions. Under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT), the SFS presents more than 220 concerts and presentations annually for an audience of nearly 600,000 in its home of Davies Symphony Hall, in other Bay Area venues, and through an active national and international touring program....
Jean Efflam Bavouzet
Jean Efflam Bavouzet Remove performer from this event
French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet combines a rare elegance and clarity in his playing with deep and thoughtful musicality, for which he continues to win the highest acclaim from both critics and audiences....
Vasily Petrenko
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At only age 29, Vasily Petrenko was named principal conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, one of England's more important orchestras. With a contract for that post beginning in the fall of 2006, Petrenko quickly rose using two methods: the modern technique of winning competitions and the old-fashioned manner of honing his skills in a theater orchestra....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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