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The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual Holiday concert season, November 30-December 31

October 18, 2016

Media contact for the SF Symphony’s Holiday Season:
James Smith | Charles Zukow Associates
(415) 296-0677
JamesS@charleszukow.com

Public Relations
San Francisco Symphony
(415) 503-5474
publicrelations@sfsymphony.org
sfsymphony.org/press
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / UPDATED DECEMBER 20, 2016
 

 (High resolution images of the San Francisco Symphony’s holiday performances are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Press Room)


THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES ITS ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT SEASON, NOVEMBER 30—DECEMBER 31, 2016

The SFS welcomes special guest performers Gladys Knight, Patti Austin, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and  Mariachi Sol De México® de José Hernàndez

Film presentations include Singin’ in the Rain, The Snowman, and an evening with Rogers and Hammerstein

Family-friendly performances include A Charlie Brown Christmas—Live!, Cirque de la Symphonie, the Symphony’s annual Deck the Hall celebrations, and the SFS Youth Orchestra performing Peter and the Wolf with guest narrator Linda Ronstadt

Enjoy traditional Christmas music performed by the Orchestra and SFS Chorus with Messiah, Holiday Brass, and A Classic Christmas

The Symphony’s New Year’s Eve concert features television and Broadway stars Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess in their first-ever concert performance together

SAN FRANCISCO (October 18, 2016)  – The San Francisco Symphony’s 2016 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from its traditional Christmas classical concerts to classic pop vocalists Gladys Knight and Patti Austin performing with the Orchestra; favorite films including Singin’ in the Rain, The Snowman, and a Rodgers and Hammerstein music and film night; family-friendly events including A Charlie Brown Christmas—Live!, the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, and the Orchestra’s annual Deck the Hall concerts for children. Traditional Christmas and holiday music lovers can enjoy presentations such as Handel’s Messiah, Holiday Brass, and A Classic Christmas. Linda Ronstadt narrates Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf with the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra, Mariachi Sol De México® de José Hernàndez presents A Merri-achi Christmas, and the a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock brings its unique and uplifting holiday show. To ring in the new year, television and Broadway stars Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess (of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and 30 Rock fame) join the SF Symphony in their first-ever concert collaboration.

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