Lunar New Year Concert and Imperial Dinner

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2016-17 SeasonCelebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rooster with the SF Symphony at this family event that draws on both ancient and contemporary Asian traditions. Arrive at 3pm for the activity-filled Festival Reception with Asian instruments, “lucky” red envelopes, lion dancing, and more. At 4pm, the concert begins and the Symphony showcases its versatility in a diverse concert featuring Eastern and Western repertoire.

Continue the festivities after the concert by purchasing a ticket to the dramatic and exciting Imperial Dinner. Call the Volunteer Council at 415-503-5500 for more details.

Proceeds from this event support the San Francisco Symphony’s education and community program, which reach over 75,000 Bay Area elementary, middle, and high school students each year.

Refunds, ticket exchanges, and group discounts not available.


Mei-Ann Chen


Tang Jun Qiao

dizi (bamboo flute)

Amos Yang


Loong Mah Sing See Wui

dance ensemble

San Francisco Symphony



Opening Chinese Dragon Dance

Li Huanzhi

Spring Festival Overture

Traditional (arr. Quan)

"Beo Dat May Troi"


Selections from Rococo Variations


Selections for dizi and orchestra


From Le Coq d'or Suite

Traditional (arr. Lee)

"Gong Xi, Gong Xi"

  1. Sat, Feb 4, 2017 at 3:00pm

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

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