The Most Famous Symphony Ever Written

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

A guided tour of classical music's greatest hit, Ludwig van Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. This revolutionary work has thrilled audiences since its premiere in 1808. Find out why with a musical show and tell, followed by a full performance. - Fri, Oct 25: 7:30pm Herbst Theater, SF; Sat, Oct 26: 7:30pm First United Methodist Church, Palo Alto; Sun, Oct 27: 3:00pm First Congregational Church, Berkeley

This is what SF/Arts curator Jesse Hamlin has to say about The Most Famous Symphony Ever Written :

Music Director Ben Simon and the orchestra offer a tour of what they call classical music’s greatest hit, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, taking the audience through the 1808 masterpiece with commentary and musical samples before playing it straight through. Sharing the bill is the Faust Overture by German Romantic Emilie Mayer.

Event Info
Oct 25 → Oct 27
Friday and Saturday at 7:30, Sunday at 3
General Admission - Free
Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness, San Francisco
Info: 4154636710
Venue: 392-4400
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