Immerse yourself in a mystical world of seduction and desire when you attend a thrilling performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s masterpiece Scheherazade. Named for the Persian queen and the mysterious storyteller of One Thousand and One Nights, this sensual symphony is a story of love, live and death. Newly married to a king who killed a new wife every day, the clever woman told her husband an enchanting tale every night. Holding back the ending until the following evening, Scheherazade saved herself this way for 1001 nights, finally winning the love of the king. Now the San Francisco Symphony presents the musical interpretation of the classic Arabian story, an exotic opus of desire and desperation. Don’t miss your chance to discover the magical musical experience: Scheherazade. Performance dates and times are as follows:
Wednesday, February 19 at 8PM
Thursday, February 20 at 2PM
Friday, February 21 at 6:30PM
Saturday, February 22 at 8PM
Directed by the acclaimed Spanish maestro Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos and played with panache by the San Francisco Symphony, this beguiling production has won the hearts of music lovers for over a century. Tickets to the San Francisco Symphony range in price from $15 to $152, and are available for advance purchase online at www.sfsymphony.org. Davies Symphony Hall is located a mile and a half from our Union Square hotel, just a short ride away by cab or public transportation. Extend your elegant symphony experience when you stay at our European-styled boutique hotel, which features contemporary accommodations and thoughtful amenities. Contact us at your convenience or for more information at 1-415-781-5050.