Tag: San Francisco Symphony

Esa-Pekka Salonen named San Francisco Symphony director

The San Francisco Symphony’s next music director, its 12th in 107 years, will be Esa-Pekka Salonen. The acclaimed Finnish conductor…

1 month ago

Holiday Classical 2018: A-caroling we go!

Bay Area classical and choral musicians offer holiday concerts galore, with classic carols, sing-alongs and sacred music, including -- of…

2 months ago

Violin greats join SF Symphony for 2018 gala

When maestro Michael Tilson Thomas announced “quite a lineup of fiddle players” at the Davies Hall gala opening concert of…

4 months ago

July 22-24: Sarah Cahill, San Francisco Symphony, Krush Groove, Low Anthem, Opera San Jose, Retro Futura, Zak Ové, Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Psychedelic Furs

SUNDAY, JULY 22 Sarah Cahill: The pianist performs commissioned American music by John Adams, Terry Riley, Pauline Oliveros, Meredith Monk,…

6 months ago

Lots of pop in summer with the SF Symphony

It might even be better than Sensurround: The original “Star Wars” trilogy is coming Davies Symphony Hall, boasting the talent…

7 months ago

Orchestra rings, drama static in SF Symphony’s ‘Boris Godunov’

With booming voices and plentiful political peril, the San Francisco Symphony’s “Boris Godunov” feels oddly unsettling. The semi-staged production of…

7 months ago

SF Symphony 2018-19 season crosses boundaries, mixes genres

As the San Francisco Symphony announced its 2018-19 season today, the influence of conductor Michael Tilson Thomas on programming is…

11 months ago

Winter 2018 Arts Preview: Classical

Chamber music and oratorios, symphony concerts and intimate recitals with top artists in compelling programs, the classical music calendar is…

12 months ago