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Announcing the California Festival: A Celebration of New Music

<b>Announcing the California Festival: A Celebration of New Music</b>&nbsp;<b>A Two-Week Statewide Festival Celebrating the Most Innovative and Compelling Music Composed&nbsp;Around the World in the Last Five Years</b><br /> <br /> <b>Music Directors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, and San Francisco Symphony Join Forces to Conceive of Sweeping Program</b>

MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN LEADS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN FOUR PROGRAMS HIGHLIGHTING THE PIANO AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, FEBRUARY 17–MARCH 2, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS LUNAR NEW YEAR: YEAR OF THE RABBIT, FEBRUARY 5, 2023 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

Jan 12, 2023

HERBERT BLOMSTEDT CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY, FEBRUARY 9–10 AND 12, AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

The program includes Antonín Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8 and the San Francisco Symphony premiere of Jan Václav Voříšek’s Symphony in D major  

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Jan 11, 2023

EDWIN OUTWATER CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PREMIERE OF GABRIEL KAHANE’S EMERGENCY SHELTER INTAKE FORM, A SONG CYCLE EXPLORING INEQUALITY THROUGH THE LENS OF HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS, FEBRUARY 2 & 3 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

emergency shelter intake form features mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran; vocalists Gabriel Kahane, Kristen Toedtman, and Holcombe Waller as the Chorus of Inconvenient Statistics; and a chorus made up of community members from Community Music Center and Skywatchers

The program opens with George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F featuring soloist Conrad Tao in his SF Symphony Orchestral Series Debut 

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Jan 10, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY COLLABORATIVE PARTNER CLAIRE CHASE PERFORMS MARCOS BALTER’S PAN FOR SOLO FLUTE, LIVE ELECTRONICS, AND MASS COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, FEBRUARY 24 IN SYMPHONY’S SOUNDBOX SPACE 

The program opens with Balter’s Alone for flute and wine glasses 

Tickets are $40 and available for purchase now at sfsymphony.org/pan 

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Dec 28, 2022

MUSIC DIRECTOR LAUREATE MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN TWO CONCERT PROGRAMS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL, JANUARY 26–28 AND MARCH 30–APRIL 1, 2023

January 26–28 concerts include Claude Debussy’s Prélude à L’Après-midi d’un faune, Olivier Messiaen’s Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine, Claude Debussy’s Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra, and Heitor Villa-Lobos' Chôros No. 10, featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, ondes Martenot player Cynthia Millar, and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus

March 30–April 1 concerts feature Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 6 

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