San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Bill Swerbenski / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, September 25, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents pianist Hélène Grimaud in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58. James Gaffigan leads the orchestra in this work as well as Wagner's Good Friday Spell from Parsifal, Mozart's “Paris” symphony, and Barber's Symphony No. 1, Op. 9.

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Bill Swerbenski / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, September 18, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Christian Tetzlaff as soloist in Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K.216.

San Francisco Symphony On Stage
San Francisco Symphony / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, September11, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Stephen Mackey's Portals, Scenes, and Celebrations along with the Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19 by Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36.

San Francisco Symphony On Stage
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Airs Friday, September 4, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral” and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 “Scottish”

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Bill Swerbenski / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, August 21, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A major, K.622 featuring Carey Bell as soloist and this will be followed by Bruckner's Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major. Jaap van Zweden conducts 

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Bill Swerbenski / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, August 14, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Alban Berg's Seven Early Songs featuring soprano Susanna Phillips followed by Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op.

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Bill Swerbenski / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, August 7, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents "From the Diary of Anne Frank*" by Michael Tilson Thomas with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard followed by Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55 “Eroica.”

San Francisco Symphony On Stage
Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, July 31, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this concert the orchestra presents Mahler's Symphony No. 9 in D major.

San Francisco Symphony
Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Friday, July 25, 2020, at 12 noon. Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. In this first concert the orchestra presents two works by Igor Stravinsky with Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra along with narrator by Leslie Caron, tenor Nicholas Phan, the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, the San Francisco Girls Chorus, an the Pacific Boychoir in Stravinsky's Perséphone and The Firebird.

San Francisco Symphony Onstage
Stefan Cohen / SFS

Airs Monday, August 26, 2019, at 1 p.m. Michael Tilson Thomas leads the Symphony, the women of the symphony chorus, the Pacific Boys Choir, and Sasha Cooke in Gustav Mahler's broadest and most luxurious canvas; his Symphony No. 3 in D minor.
 

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