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Dutoit conducts Fauré’s Requiem
Phone (415) 864-6000
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Categories Performing Arts Music

Dutoit conducts Fauré’s Requiem

Friday, May 30 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

Two of the 20th century’s great spiritual masterpieces stand alongside one of the 19th century’s most beautiful in this profound program featuring the magnificent San Francisco Symphony Chorus and popular guest conductor Charles Dutoit. Poulenc’s Litanies, mysterious and moving, commemorate the composer’s religious epiphany after making a pilgrimage. Stravinsky’s Symphony, with its setting of three Psalms, combines an atmosphere of ritual with rich writing for chorus and orchestra, and Fauré’s beloved… Show more

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Dutoit conducts Fauré’s Requiem

The San Francisco Symphony presents over 220 concerts each year from September through July. Visit sfsymphony.org for complete calendar listings, special events, great prices for kids, and to learn more.

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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....
Charles Dutoit
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Charles Dutoit is one of the world's leading conductors, especially noted for his performances of French, Russian, and 20th Century music. His family background is diverse; Dutoit is Swiss-French on his father's side, and English-German-Brazilian on his mother's....
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
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The San Francisco Symphony is one of the few major U.S. orchestras with its own chorus and the SFS Chorus is recognized internationally as one of America’s finest. Established in 1972 at the request of Seiji Ozawa, the Symphony’s Music Director, the 155-member Chorus today gives a minimum of twenty-six performances each season and has sung under many of the world’s leading conductors, including Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, SFS Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt, Kurt Masur, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Robert Shaw....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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