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San Francisco Symphony

201 Van Ness Avenues, San Francisco, CA (Civic Center)
415-864-6000
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Ranked #15 of 375 attractions in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Symphonies
Activities: Arts and crafts
Owner description: Presents and performs over 220 concerts annually, from September through July. In 2011-12 celebrates its 100th centennial season- learn more at our... more » Owner description: Presents and performs over 220 concerts annually, from September through July. In 2011-12 celebrates its 100th centennial season- learn more at our website. « less
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New Braunfels, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Wow, what a performance Cheyenne Jackson put on and the SF Symphony is beyond beautiful. We had a perfect side seat for two and was so comfortable. Cheyenne not only performed but told his personal story and was thrilled we decided to take the time to hear him.

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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We saw" Abba Revival". Beautiful place, nice staff, worth visiting. Visit their page on the internet, buy your tickets in advance and print them at home.

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Kerrville, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

We had an amazing time. When in San Francisco, you must stop in. Top rate performers in amazing surroundings, make for a spectacular evening.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The symphony is every bit as good as anything you will find in Europe or New York. They have an excellent catalog of material.

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Sydney
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I went twice and bought best seats at $65 each time. Tremendous value, great acoustic and wonderful orchestra honed to MTT style. Go and sit orchestra stalls ....superb and sadly outclasses my local orchestra in acoustics if venue and shear élan MTT has achieved. His signature brass flourishes are perhaps OTT but thrilling!

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Was so fortunate to attend a holiday concert outdoors at Stern Grove. The conductor and emcee were engaging, friendly and fun. The music was beyond terrific! enjoyable--the right mix of fun while showcasing the musician's talent. A+

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Love Davies and the SF Symphony...music from the movies....yum! Must hear the SSF....they are wonderful and the hall is a lovely venue....and no worries about late night transport...UBER is the best.

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San Francisco, CA
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Wonderful symphony in the city. Brought the kids to the family symphony and they loved it. Very family friendly on the family days, educational and highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Went to the first concert of the SFS summer series. Featured was Pink Martini with special guests the Von Trapps. Pink Martini is a wonderful group but with the Von Trapps the song list performed by PM was shortened. With the full symphony in support, it seemed that the performance was governed by time constraints. My wife and I had... More

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Cincinnati, OH
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Bought tickets last minute high up in the balcony. Attend symphonies regularly and try to see orchestras when visiting other cities. Great site line from the balcony although they are distant. Acoustics were good to very good, but the dynamics were not lacking at this distance. Even the violin solo projected throughout the hall. Nice views of the civic center... More

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