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Ben Folds performs with the San Francisco Symphony & SF Symphony Chorus May 19 at Davies Symphony Hall

October 29, 2013



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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / October 29, 2013

BEN FOLDS PERFORMS WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY &
SF SYMPHONY CHORUS MAY 19 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 29, 2013) –  Tickets go on sale Friday, November 1 for Ben Folds performing with the San Francisco Symphony and San Francisco Symphony Chorus on Monday, May 19 at Davies Symphony Hall.  Pianist and vocalist Ben Folds, the leader of the critically acclaimed, platinum-selling Ben Folds Five, has performed with some of the world's greatest orchestras, including a record-breaking sold-out Australian symphonic tour in 2006; sold-out nights at both the Kennedy Center with the National Symphony Orchestra and at the Boston Pops with conductor Keith Lockhart. Folds has also had a successful solo career, recording four studio albums in addition to a pair of records documenting his live performances and a remix record. "Lonely Avenue," a collaboration with English novelist Nick Hornby, was released in 2009 on Nonesuch Records. This performance will be his San Francisco Symphony debut.

Calendar editors, please note:

BEN FOLDS with the SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
Monday, May 19 at 7:30 pm

Ben Folds piano, vocals
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Tickets: $25-$98
Available for sale on Friday, November 1 at sfsymphony.org, by phone at 415-864-6000, and at the Davies Symphony Hall Box Office, on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street in San Francisco.

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