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The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual holiday concert season, November 30–December 31, 2017

October 26, 2017

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

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


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / UPDATED DECEMBER 6, 2017
 

 (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, 2017

Special guest performers include Seal, Peaches Christ & Armistead Maupin, Mariachi Sol De México® de José Hernàndez, and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir

Classic holiday film Home Alone is presented with the SFS performing the score live

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  Zachary Quinto

Enjoy traditional Christmas music performed by the Orchestra and SFS Chorus with Handel’s Messiah, and Holiday Brass; and Bach Collegium Japan performing J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Seth MacFarlane joins the San Francisco Symphony for a special New Year’s Event, December 31
 

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Symphony’s (SFS) 2017 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from traditional Christmas classical concerts including Handel’s Messiah, J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Holiday Brass to family-friendly events including A Charlie Brown Christmas—Live!, the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie, the Orchestra’s annual Deck the Hall concerts, and the SF Symphony Youth Orchestra’s annual performance of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf with Zachary Quinto narrating. Beloved comedy classic Home Alone is projected on the big screen with the SFS performing the score live. British soul singer Seal performs selections off his new album, Mariachi Sol De México® de José Hernàndez presents A Merry-achi Christmas, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir brings an uplifting program of gospel, soul, and jazz favorites in Holiday Soul, and Armistead Maupin is the featured guest artist in Holiday Gaiety with the SFS. On December 31, Seth McFarlane joins the San Francisco Symphony to celebrate New Year’s Eve.   

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