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SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH FIESTA PATRIAS CONCERT, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY OPEN 2022–23 SEASON WITH TWO PERFORMANCES AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL FEATURING AFRICAN-AMERICAN SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, SEPTEMBER 22 & SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

SINGLE TICKETS FOR ALL SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY 2022–23 SEASON CONCERTS ON SALE SATURDAY JULY 16, VIA THE BOX OFFICE STARTING AT 10AM AND ONLINE & BY PHONE AT 12PM

Jul 13, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW MUSICIANS JOINING THE ORCHESTRA IN THE 2022–23 SEASON

New musicians include Principal Cellist Rainer Eudeikis, violists Katarzyna Bryla-Weiss and Leonid Plashinov-Johnson, and Associate Principal & E-flat Clarinet Matthew Griffith

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Jun 28, 2022

JENS IBSEN SELECTED AS WINNER OF SECOND ANNUAL EMERGING BLACK COMPOSERS PROJECT PRIZE

Ibsen will receive a $15,000 commission and mentorship, and his piece will premiere with the San Francisco Symphony during the 2023–24 season

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Jun 21, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CONTRABASSOON STEVEN BRAUNSTEIN RETIRES AT END OF 202122 SEASON

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May 18, 2022

MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CONCLUDE THE 2021–22 SEASON WITH TWO PROGRAMS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, JUNE 16–25, 2022

June 16–19 concerts include Luciano Berio’s transcription of Luigi Boccherini’s Four Original Versions of Ritirata notturna di Madrid; Jessie Montgomery’s Strum for String Orchestra; Ottorino Respighi’s Pines of Rome; and Béla Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 1 (June 16 & 17) and Piano Concerto No. 3 (June 18 & 19) featuring pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard

June 23–25 concerts feature SF Symphony premieres of Steven Stucky’s Radical Light and John Adams’ Must the Devil Have All the Good Tunes?, performed by pianist Víkingur Ólafsson in his Orchestral Series debut, as well as Jean Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5

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