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201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

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SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CELEBRATES DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS WITH CONCERT EVENT, LOBBY ART, COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, AND FIESTA DINNER EXPERIENCE, NOVEMBER 6 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY CONCERT SEASON, DECEMBER 5—31, 2021

MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN FOUR CONCERT PROGRAMS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IN OCTOBER 2021

Sep 21, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S SFSYMPHONY+ STREAMING SERVICE
RELEASES NEW SEASON OF FREE CONTENT BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 21, 2021
 
Esa-Pekka Salonen leads two signature digital projects in the 2021-22 season—LIGETI: PARADIGMS, created with media artist Refik Anadol and SF Symphony Collaborative Partner Carol Reiley, and a new staged production of Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale, directed by Netia Jones
 
New digital programs released today include SoundBox: Delirium, curated by Jeremy Denk; CURRENTS: Niji (Rainbow), curated by Shirley Kazuyo Muramoto; and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 3, Rhenish, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
 
SFSymphony+ also to feature a variety of orchestral performances and chamber music with SF Symphony musicians and guest artists throughout the season
 
ALL SFSYMPHONY+ CONTENT NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE VIA SFSYMPHONYPLUS.ORG
OR VIA SFSYMPHONY+ APP

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Sep 15, 2021

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY APPOINTS DANIEL BARTHOLOMEW-POYSER AS RESIDENT CONDUCTOR OF ENGAGEMENT AND EDUCATION
 
KYLE DICKSON, MOLLY TURNER, AND ROSS JAMIE COLLINS JOIN SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CONDUCTING STAFF IN AN EXTENSION OF THEIR WORK AS SALONEN FELLOWS IN THE COLBURN SCHOOL CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC’S NEGAUNEE CONDUCTING PROGRAM

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Sep 12, 2021

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S 2021–22 FILM SERIES KICKS OFF WITH SCREENINGS OF ROB REINER’S THE PRINCESS BRIDE AND RON HOWARD’S APOLLO 13, SEPTEMBER 22–23 & 24–25, PERFORMED LIVE TO PICTURE
 
Tickets for all performances on sale NOW at sfsymphony.org
 
2021–22 SEASON FILM PROGRAMMING ALSO INCLUDES RICHARD CURTIS’ LOVE ACTUALLY, CHRIS COLUMBUS’ HOME ALONE, ROBERT ZEMECKIS’ BACK TO THE FUTURE, SAM MENDES’ SKYFALL, DISNEY AND PIXAR’S TOY STORY IN CONCERT, AND THE WACHOWSKIS’ THE MATRIX
 
SPECIAL FILM PRESENTATIONS INCLUDE BUSTER KEATON’S THE GENERAL FEATURING ORGANIST CAMERON CARPENTER AND GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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Sep 10, 2021

MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY OPEN 2021–22 SEASON WITH THREE PERFORMANCES FEATURING COLLABORATIVE PARTNER ESPERANZA SPALDING AND ALONZO KING LINES BALLET, SEPTEMBER 30–OCTOBER 2, 2021
 
Re-Opening Night Concert on October 1 is preceded by a complimentary Sparkling Wine Welcome in Davies Symphony Hall and an outdoor After-Party for all ticketholders
 
Re-Opening Night VIP Packages offer an enhanced experience and are available for purchase via sfsymphony.org/ReOpeningNight/vip; proceeds from the event benefit the SF Symphony’s myriad artistic, education, and community programs
 
Re-Opening Night recorded live for Great Performances on PBS; premieres Friday, November 19
 
All San Francisco Concert on September 30 and Orchestral Series Concert on October 2 round out the SF Symphony’s opening week

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