Salonen conducts Stravinsky’s The Firebird

Stravinsky’s ground-breaking ballet catapulted the composer to international fame. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts The Firebird, spirited music that mixes the vitality of Russian folk music with Stravinsky’s imaginative instrumentation and fierce rhythmic energy.

Plus, bring your kids for free when you purchase one or more adult tickets.Valid for only May 2 and May 3 concerts. Learn more.


Esa-Pekka Salonen


San Francisco Symphony



Mother Goose Suite

Esa-Pekka Salonen



The Firebird

All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.


Stravinsky’s The Firebird

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  1. Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  2. Fri, May 1, 2015 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  3. Sat, May 2, 2015 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  4. Sun, May 3, 2015 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

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The Thursday Matinee concerts are endowed by a gift in memory of Rhoda Goldman.