Concert Extras

The San Francisco Symphony offers many wonderful perks to enhance your concert-going experience.  Below are some of our most popular programs designed to spur your enthusiasm for live classical music. 

Inside Music – Free Pre-concert Talks

Pre-concert talks are held one hour prior to all subscription concerts and Open Rehearsals. Seating is available on the main floor.  Doors open 15 minutes prior to the talk.

The Prelude Series: A Casual Pre-Concert Discussion

Pre-concert discussions are held 45 minutes before a select number of performances each month. Hosted in a casual, intimate lounge setting on the First Tier of Davies Symphony Hall, these events foster a lively exchange of ideas and are sure to illuminate your concert experience.

Podcasts and Program Notes

Read our critically acclaimed program notes and listen to lively podcasts online for free, one week prior to most concerts.  Or, subscribe to our Program Note Podcast Series now.

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