Hélène Grimaud plays Brahms

“A display of finger elasticity and strength that would have made the composer's jaw drop,” reported the San Jose Mercury News. The captivating Hélène Grimaud plays Brahms’s first Piano Concerto. Plus, rising young conductor Lionel Bringuier conducts Ravel’s intoxicating La Valse.


Lionel Bringuier


Hélène Grimaud


San Francisco Symphony



Piano Concerto No. 1




La Valse

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

Concert: Approx. 1h 40m, includes intermission.

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Hélène Grimaud on performing the Brahms piano concertos:

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  1. Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 8:00pm

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The Thursday Matinee concerts are endowed by a gift in memory of Rhoda Goldman.

Love musically in February with romantic music, perfect for a romantic night. At this concert, you can upgrade your experience with a Side Box Romance Package, with champagne, a truffle, and strawberry delivered to your seat. Learn more at sfsymphony.org/lovemusically.