Best of Beethoven

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Does any composer say “classic” more than Beethoven?  This program of definitive Beethoven is anchored by the symphony most recently made famous in the climactic scene from the Oscar-winning film, The King’s Speech. The sensational pianist Valentina Lisitsa returns to the SFS for the arresting Third Piano Concerto.

Half price for ages 17 and under.


Teddy Abrams


Valentina Lisitsa


San Francisco Symphony



Egmont Overture


Piano Concerto No. 3


Symphony No. 7

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Valentina Lisitsa plays "Für Elise" at the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra.

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  1. Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 7:30pm

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Pre- and post-show Events

Come early, relax, and treat yourself at the Tier with a Twist on the Second Tier. A fresh way to take in a concert this summer, the Tier with a Twist offers food and drinks in the updated Second Tier bar. The added bonus? Take your beverage to your seat and use the free wifi! It’s the Second Tier—with a twist.

It’s official: Summer has arrived. Kick back with summer’s signature cocktail, the Midsummer Melody—a refreshing mix of Pimm’s No. 1, citrus, and fresh cucumber and mint. What more could you want on a summer night in the city? Cheers.  

Program Support

Lead Sponsor
Summer & the Symphony

Supporting Sponsor
    Summer & the Symphony    

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    Summer & the Symphony