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MATTHEW SPIVEY NAMED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S 2022–23 GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES INCLUDES TEN PERFORMANCES FEATURING WORLD-CLASS SOLOISTS AND VISITING ORCHESTRAS

HARRY CONNICK, JR. AND SETH MACFARLANE JOIN SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S 2022 HOLIDAY CONCERT SEASON, DECEMBER 4–31

Sep 13, 2022

JOHN WILLIAMS AND ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER JOIN THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN A PROGRAM OF WILLIAMS’ CONCERT AND FILM MUSIC, FEBRUARY 14, 2023
 
Program features Williams’ Violin Concerto No. 2, written expressly for Mutter, and a selection of Williams’ beloved film music

One-night-only concert marks Williams’ first performance with San Francisco Symphony in nearly 10 years

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 16, at 4pm (PT) at sfsymphony.org

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Sep 2, 2022

MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN LEADS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN FOUR PROGRAMS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, SEPTEMBER 24–OCTOBER 15, 2022

September 24 concert includes the SF Symphony premiere of Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2 performed by violinist Randall Goosby in his SF Symphony Orchestral Series debut, Richard Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Overture to The Impresario

 
September 29–October 2 concerts include the world premiere of Push by the inaugural winner of the Emerging Black Composers Project, Trevor Weston, and Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, featuring the SF Symphony Chorus, mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung, and soprano Golda Schultz in her SF Symphony debut 

October 7–9 concerts include the U.S. premiere of Sun Poem by Daniel Kidane, co-commissioned by the SF Symphony and London Symphony Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky’s The Firebird, and Jean Sibelius’ Luonnotar featuring soprano Golda Schultz

October 13–15 concerts feature pianist Yuja Wang performing the world premiere of Magnus Lindberg’s SF Symphony-commissioned Piano Concerto No. 3, Carl Nielsen’s Helios Overture, and Béla Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra

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Aug 31, 2022

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S 2022–23 FILM SERIES KICKS OFF WITH SCREENINGS OF STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE, SEPTEMBER 16 & 17, PERFORMED LIVE TO PICTURE
 
HOLIDAY FILM PROGRAMS INCLUDE RON HOWARD’S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS AND JON FAVREAU’S ELF

2022–23 SEASON FILM PROGRAMMING ALSO INCLUDES DISNEY’S HOCUS POCUS, DISNEY’S FANTASIA, FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA’S THE GODFATHER, STEVEN SPIELBERG’S JURASSIC PARK, AND MARVEL STUDIOS’ BLACK PANTHER

Tickets for all performances on sale now at sfsymphony.org

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Aug 18, 2022

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

Concert features Ballet Folklórico de los Ángeles, Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar, and singer-songwriter Lupita Infante with conductor Enrico Lopez-Yañez and the San Francisco Symphony

Tickets for Fiestas Patrias, priced $25 to $109, can be purchased at sfsymphony.org

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