San Francisco Symphony

James Lipton to host Music from the Movies

SF Symphony: James Lipton of Bravo’s ‘Inside the Actor’s Studio’ to Host Music from the Movies

The Orchestra will perform selections from John Williams’ music from Jurassic Park, Jaws, Catch Me If You Can, Schindler’s List, Harry Potter, and E.T., Danny Elfman’s music from Spiderman, Bernard Herrmann’s music from Hitchcock’s North by Northwest, Nino Rota’s music from The Godfather, and others.
ARRIVAL plays San Francisco July 2011

San Francisco: ARRIVAL to perform the music of ABBA with SF Symphony

"Though ABBA tribute bands are many, ARRIVAL’s production is the closest you will ever get to seeing ABBA, touring with many of the original band’s musicians and using the same one-and-only costume and stage designs."
Yuja Wang

Review: Yuja Wang and San Francisco Symphony electrify

Every classical lover I know has more computer memory devoted to music than we imagined conceivable five years ago. However, none of this compares to the world class versions performed live.
San Francisco Symphony Centennial 2011

San Francisco Symphony’s centennial season launches September 7-13

The week of celebrations include an opening gala to be filmed by PBS, a centennial exhibition at the San Francisco Public Library and an all-star concert that pays tribute to the Bay Area’s non-profit and social service organizations.

30th Anniversary Concert: SFSYO rules!

This performance highlighted the strengths of this very special group and brought home the point that they need to be included in any conversation about classical music in the Bay Area.
Biss by J Katz 4x6

Oundjian, Biss and the SF Symphony: A Magical Combination

The rapid arpeggiation remained at once fluid and distinct, which is nearly impossible at the lightning speed his fingers flew.

San Francisco Symphony 2011 ‘Summer & the Symphony’ concert line-up

Highlights include orchestra performances with Johnny Mathis, Pink Martini, Chris Botti, and Arrival: the music of ABBA, and a screening of Casablanca with live orchestral accompaniment, as well as two evenings devoted to some of the best-loved Disney and Hollywood film music of all time.
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra

San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra’s 30th anniversary season continues March 13 at Davies Symphony Hall

SFSYO’s purpose is to provide a tuition-free orchestral experience of preprofessional caliber to young musicians from the greater Bay Area.
San Francisco Symphony Chorus

Ragnar Bohlin leads the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus in Bach’s B Minor Mass

The performances feature the Davies Symphony Hall debuts of soprano Ingela Bohlin, mezzo-soprano Abigail Nims, and bass-baritone Shenyang.
Susannah Biller

Kurt Masur leads San Francisco Symphony in all-Mendelssohn program

Soprano Susannah Biller is a first-year Adler Fellow with the San Francisco Opera.