'Twas the Night

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In the days just before Christmas, take time out of your frenzied schedule for a cozy holiday concert at Davies Symphony Hall, cheerfully decorated for the season. Delight in a warm and intimate program, and sing along with your favorite holiday tunes, all performed by members of the Symphony’s brass section and singers from the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, and accompanied by the gorgeous Ruffatti organ. Create loving memories with your family that will last a lifetime.

Half price for ages 17 and under. 


Ragnar Bohlin


Lisa Vroman


Joan Cifarelli


Robert Huw Morgan


Members of the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus


Various (arr. Conte)

Christmas Intrada

Rodgers & Hammerstein (arr. Denny)

“Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “A Child is Born”

Traditional (arr. Willcocks)

“Good King Wenceslas” 

Fredrik Sixten

“There is No Rose of Such Vertu” 

Traditional (arr. Elkjer)

“I Saw Three Ships”


Ave maris stella

Various (arr. Morgan)

Fantasia on Christmas Carols 

Adam (arr. Bassi)

“O Holy Night” 

Wade (arr. Willcocks)

“O Come, All ye Faithful” 

Handel/Mason (arr. Rutter)

“Joy to the World” 

Davis (arr. O’Neil)

“Little Drummer Boy” 

Traditional (arr. Ridenour)

“Greensleeves/What Child is This?” 

Various (arr. Elkher and Purdie)

Christmas Medley for Brass 

Coots/Gillespie (arr. O’Neill)

“Santa Claus is Coming to Town”

Marks/Berlin/Styne (arr. Bohlin)

“Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer”, “White Christmas”, “Let it Snow” 

Jerry Herman (arr. Huff/Robertson)

“We Need a Little Christmas” from Mame

Tormé/Wells (arr. O’Neill)

“The Christmas Song” 

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  1. Sun, Dec 22, 2013 at 4:00pm

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  2. Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 8:00pm

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  3. Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 11:00am

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If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at (415) 864-6000.

Pre- and post-show Events

Spread a little holiday cheer with Tier with a Twist in the updated Second Tier Bar. A festive way to take in a concert, Tier with a Twist offers food and drinks. The added bonus? Take your beverage to your seat! Enjoy a bit of merry-making this holiday season.