The Beethoven Revolution

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Beethoven's groundbreaking music reflected the tumultuous times in which he lived. Edwin Outwater and the San Francisco Symphony reveal the revolutionary secrets of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in a stunning performance. The acclaimed Gryphon Trio makes its SFS debut with Beethoven's grand Triple Concerto.

A post-concert conversation from the stage with the artists to directly follow the performance.


Edwin Outwater


The Gryphon Trio

piano trio

Matthew Guerrieri

guest speaker

San Francisco Symphony



Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus


Triple Concerto in C major


Symphony No. 5

All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.

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  1. Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 7:30pm

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Pre- and post-show Events

  • Symphony #5 (Tanqueray gin, Grand Marnier, bitters, fresh orange juice, fresh lime juice, orange peel)
  • Triple Concerto (Bombay Sapphire gin, Campari, sweet vermouth, orange peel)


Dance to the swinging sounds of The Martini Brothers in the main lobby before the concert.

Program Support

Lead Sponsor
Summer & the Symphony

Supporting Sponsor
Summer & the Symphony

Guest Artist Sponsor