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Dutoit conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich

Friday, Jun 6 8:00p
Davies Symphony Hall San Francisco, CA

The SFS sets two of Western music’s most potent voices side by side under the expert baton of Charles Dutoit. Beethoven’s Second Piano Concerto, featuring SFS audience favorite Kirill Gerstein, served as one of the composer-virtuoso’s calling cards during his early years in Vienna. Shostakovich answers Beethoven’s graceful concerto with a work of staggering power: his Tenth Symphony, composed after Stalin’s death in 1953, represents one of the most devastating essays in the twentieth-century symphonic… Show more

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Dutoit conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich

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....
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Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94199
(415) 864-6000
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