Now's the time to experience one of the greatest orchestras in the world: your San Francisco Symphony. Discover the thrilling beauty of live music as Michael Tilson Thomas and the Symphony present a stunning showcase of classical legends, innovative new works, and an extraordinary lineup of world-class guest artists



Celebrating MTT

MTT at home, and MTT in rehearsalMichael Tilson Thomas

Join us in celebrating Michael Tilson Thomas’ groundbreaking legacy as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony with a signature showcase of eclectic programs and collaborations with leading artists, from Beethoven's Ninth and Mahler's Ninth, to Gil Shaham and Yefim Bronfman.

Nov 15–18:
MTT’s From the Diary of Anne Frank

Nov 23, 25:
MTT Conducts Beethoven’s Ninth

Feb 7–9:
Gil Shaham and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony

Jun 13–15:
MTT Conducts Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

Jun 20–22:
Yefim Bronfman Plays Prokofiev with the SF Symphony


Rebellious Beauty: A Stravinsky Festival

Images of Stravinsky Igor Stravinsky

Musical renegade Igor Stravinsky was among the most transformative composers of the 20th century, and staked his claim as a painter of vivid symphonic canvases. His landmark collaborations with Paris’ Ballets Russes refashioned sound, movement, and design. MTT and the SF Symphony’s two-week Stravinsky Festival celebrates this progressive composer and the ways he set the stage for how we now experience art. Learn about festival events at 

Sep 21–23:
MTT Conducts Stravinsky’s The Firebird

Sep 27–30:
MTT Conducts Stravinsky’s Petrushka and The Rite of Spring

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Film with Live Orchestra

A still of Jurassic ParkJurassic Park with the SF Symphony

Experience the magic of the movies like never before. Watch cinema favorites projected on the big screen at Davies Symphony Hall and experience the power of the score performed live by the SF Symphony.

Nov 1–3, 6:
Jurassic Park

Nov 30–Dec 1, 6:
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

Dec 11–12:
Love Actually

Jan 5–6:
Mary Poppins

Feb 27–28:
La La Land

Mar 1–2:
Close Encounters of the Third Kind


Symphonic Masterpieces

A diptych of an Impressionist painting and a portrait of Ravel Leonidas Kavakos

Experience exhilarating sound and grand orchestration as the SF Symphony presents some of the most legendary masterworks in the history of classical music.

Nov 23–25:
MTT Conducts Beethoven’s Ninth

Dec 14–15:
Handel’s Messiah

Family Friendly Events

A diptych of an Impressionist painting and a portrait of Ravel Music For Families

Share the joy and excitement of live classical music at these family-friendly concerts featuring members of the SF Symphony— the perfect family outing to awaken musical curiosity in engaging and fun ways.

Nov 3:
Día de los Muertos Community Concert

Dec 1:
Music for Families: Superheroes and Villains

Dec 2:
Deck the Hall

Feb 2:
Music for Families: Music Around the World — Influences of Africa

Mar 9:
Music for Families: Once Upon an Orchestra

Apr 13:
Music for Families: Music, Magic, and Mystery


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Patron Services

We are available to assist you:
Phone: 415-864-6000

Mon–Fri: 10am–6pm
Sat: Noon–6pm
Sun: 2 hours prior to concerts

Mailing Address:  
Patron Services
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Fax: 415-554-0108