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Win Free Tickets to See Steven Isserlis with PBO!

ENTER TO WIN* a pair of tickets to see PBO with GRAMMY®-nominated cellist Steven Isserlis performing with America’s leading period instrument orchestra!

DATE: Friday, February 9, 2018
TIME: 8 pm (Doors open at 7 pm)
VENUE: Herbst Theatre. 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco.

Register online below and if you are among the first 50 to respond, we’ll notify you and hold your tickets in will-call. Winners will be notified on February 5, 2018.

Hurry! Deadline to enter is February 2, 2018! 


With Steven Isserlis

Mark the music of the spheres — Nic McGegan guides our gaze to Haydn in his heyday and Classicism at its crystalline zenith. Mozart’s Symphony No. 17 sparkles with the summer of his sixteenth year. Sir William Herschel, who later discovered the planet Uranus, was still contemplating the structure of chords before he turned his telescope to the cosmos. Our own planets have aligned to bring star cellist Steven Isserlis back to perform Haydn’s Concerto for Violoncello No. 2 in D major, fresh off his 2018 GRAMMY®-nominated album, in a program featuring Haydn, father of both the symphony and the string quartet, in pieces that merge his mastery of both.

“I defy anyone not to smile at Steven Isserlis’s effervescent readings of Haydn’s graceful and urbane cello concertos … He spins an exquisitely light and agile line, maintaining a delightfully sunny disposition.” — The Guardian


MOZART Symphony No. 17 in G major
HAYDN Concerto for Violoncello No. 2 in D major
HERSCHEL Symphony No. 8 in C minor
HAYDN Symphony No. 43 in E-flat major “Mercury”

Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Steven Isserlis, violoncello

* As a Bay Area arts lover, we think you might like PBO once you’ve experienced a live performance. We invite you to register online and you’ll be automatically entered to win a pair of tickets to one of our hottest programs this season. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 years or older to claim winning tickets. Current subscribers and ticket holders are not eligible. Seating is best available. No exchanges. No dollar value. Winners notified February 5, 2018.