San Francisco Symphony
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.
"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."
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.
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.
The rapid arpeggiation remained at once fluid and distinct, which is nearly impossible at the lightning speed his fingers flew.
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’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.
The performances feature the Davies Symphony Hall debuts of soprano Ingela Bohlin, mezzo-soprano Abigail Nims, and bass-baritone Shenyang.
Soprano Susannah Biller is a first-year Adler Fellow with the San Francisco Opera.