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THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL UPDATES FOR THE 2020-21 SEASON

METALLICA AND SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M2 OUT NOW

SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC AND SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCE THE EMERGING BLACK COMPOSERS PROJECT

Press releases

Jul 23, 2020

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY LAUNCHES SUMMER 2020 PROGRAMMING

 

Digital programming includes CURRENTS—a four-part series curated and hosted by Michael Morgan in collaboration with San Francisco Symphony musicians and guest artists from the Bay Area  

CURRENTS Video Series and companion Podcast Series explore the intersections between classical music and Chinese, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Mexican musical cultures 

CURRENTS Explore & Create further guides conversations, activities, and opportunities for learning, curated and hosted by Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser 

Summer programming also features intimate, outdoor 1:1 Concerts performed by San Francisco Symphony musicians to one audience member at a time  

CURRENTS content can be accessed via sfsymphony.org/CURRENTS 


Click here to access the Online Press Kit, which includes downloadable images, artist bios, and a PDF of this press release. 

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Jul 16, 2020

METALLICA AND SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M2 
TO BE RELEASED AUGUST 28, 2020
 

 

Live album and video captured September 6 & 8, 2019 at San Francisco’s Chase Center

Available for preorder starting Wednesday, July 15 via metallica.com/sm2

View the S&M2 trailer here

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Jul 1, 2020

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY APPEARS IN CNN’S THE FOURTH IN AMERICA, JULY 4, 2020

 

CNN’s The Fourth in America will stream live for subscribers on CNN.com’s homepage, across mobile devices via CNN’s apps for iOS and Android, and can also be viewed on CNNgo, 5pm–9pm PDT / 8pm–12am EDT

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Jun 24, 2020

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY AND NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC JOIN FORCES FOR A VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE TO COMMEMORATE THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE UNITED NATIONS CHARTER, JUNE 26, 2020

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Jun 23, 2020

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS NAMED OFFICER IN THE ORDRE DES ARTS ET DES LETTRES

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Jun 22, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY TO STREAM LIVE JUNE 28 VIRTUAL TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS ON YOUTUBE PREMIERE
 

June 28 virtual event comes on the day that would have marked Michael Tilson Thomas’ final concert as Music Director of the Orchestra, a scheduled performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand

MTT25: An American Icon will stream free of charge on the San Francisco Symphony’s YouTube channel YouTube.com/SFSymphony on June 28 at 5pm PDT/8 pm EDT

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Jun 18, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF ALL CONCERTS THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020

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Jun 4, 2020

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY HONORS MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS’ REMARKABLE 25-YEAR TENURE AS MUSIC DIRECTOR WITH MTT25: AN ONLINE TRIBUTE—FEATURING EXPANDED DIGITAL CONTENT, VIRTUAL EVENTS, AND MORE, JUNE 4–28, 2020

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May 15, 2020

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY RELEASE
TILSON THOMAS’ FROM THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK & MEDITATIONS ON RILKE ON SFS MEDIA JUNE 26, 2020

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May 14, 2020

CITY OF BIRMINGHAM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHINA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA CANCEL THEIR 2020 USA TOURS

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May 13, 2020

MAYORS FROM ACROSS THE NATION SEND JOINT LETTER TO CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF ARTS AND CULTURE FUNDING IN THE WAKE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Apr 29, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF ALL REMAINING 2019–20 SEASON CONCERTS INCLUDING SUMMER WITH THE SYMPHONY

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Apr 15, 2020

ADDITIONAL CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL ARE CANCELED

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Apr 3, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY KDFC ENCORE RADIO BROADCAST SERIES CELEBRATING MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS TO LAUNCH ON APRIL 7

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Mar 30, 2020

ADDITIONAL CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL ARE CANCELED OR POSTPONED

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Mar 23, 2020

SFS MEDIA DIGITAL CONCERT SERIES AND DYNAMIC SEASON PLAYLIST
CELEBRATES MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS’ 25TH AND FINAL SEASON
AS MUSIC DIRECTOR

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Mar 19, 2020

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S
KEEPING SCORE TELEVISION SERIES TO BE AVAILABLE FOR FREE GLOBAL ONLINE STREAMING FOR THE FIRST TIME

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Mar 14, 2020

ALL CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL THROUGH APRIL 30 ARE CANCELED OR POSTPONED

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Mar 13, 2020

ADDITIONAL SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL AFFECTED BY COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

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Mar 12, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CANCELS TOUR TO NEW YORK AND EUROPE DUE TO GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Mar 11, 2020

CONCERT CANCELLATIONS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 25

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Mar 6, 2020

ALL CONCERTS AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL MARCH 7–20 ARE CANCELED 

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Mar 5, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
APRIL–JUNE 2020 CONCERT CALENDAR

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Mar 5, 2020

LOUIS LANGRÉE MAKES HIS SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CONDUCTING DEBUT IN CONCERTS APRIL 23–25, 2020

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Feb 28, 2020

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY RELEASE
AARON COPLAND SYMPHONY NO. 3 ON SFS MEDIA MARCH 13, 2020

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Feb 18, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY AND ESA-PEKKA SALONEN ANNOUNCE 2020–21 SEASON:
SALONEN’S INAUGURAL SEASON AS MUSIC DIRECTOR

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Feb 12, 2020

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony embark on Final European Tour together with performances in eight countries, March 17–April 7, 2020

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Feb 12, 2020

Siberian State Symphony Orchestra Concert on March 15 is Canceled

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Feb 11, 2020


Music Director Designate Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the San Francisco Symphony in two concert programs, February 2022 & 2729, 2020 at Davies Symphony Hall

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Feb 4, 2020

Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins the San Francisco Symphony to perform the US premiere of Aaron Zigman's Tango Manos Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, co-commissioned by the SFS, February 14-16 at Davies Symphony Hall

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Feb 3, 2020

Michael Morgan makes San Francisco Symphony Conducting Debut, leading the Orchestra and Chorus in concerts April 30–May 2, 2020

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Jan 24, 2020

MURRAY PERAHIA’S MARCH 10 PIANO RECITAL AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL IS CANCELED

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Jan 11, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY TO RELEASE ONGOING LIVE CONCERT RECORDINGS FROM 2019–20 SEASON, STARTING JANUARY 10

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Jan 3, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS PROGRAMS CURATED AND PERFORMED BY ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE SASHA COOKE, ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER, AND JULIA BULLOCK JANUARY–JUNE 2020

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Jan 3, 2020

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS CONDUCTS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN TWO CONCERT PROGRAMS, JANUARY 9–18, AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

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Jan 2, 2020

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CELEBRATES BEETHOVEN'S 250TH BIRTHDAY WITH PERFORMANCES THROUGHOUT 2020

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Dec 27, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESENTS 20TH ANNIVERSARY CHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT & EMERALD BANQUET FEBRUARY 1, 2020 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

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Dec 3, 2019

SAKURAKO FISHER TO STEP DOWN AS SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY PRESIDENT EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 2020

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Nov 27, 2019

San Francisco Symphony January–March 2020 Concert Calendar

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Nov 26, 2019

BRIAN MCKNIGHT REPLACES INDIA.ARIE IN PERFORMANCES OF HOLIDAY SOUL WITH THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY AND OAKLAND INTERFAITH GOSPEL CHOIR, DECEMBER 10–11 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL 

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Nov 12, 2019

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES 2019–20 MUSIC FOR FAMILIES SERIES, WITH CONCERTS DECEMBER 14, FEBRUARY 29, AND APRIL 4 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

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Oct 30, 2019

GUEST CONDUCTORS TON KOOPMAN, SIMONE YOUNG, AND MANFRED HONECK CONDUCT THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN NOVEMBER 2019

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Oct 29, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY'S EXPERIMENTAL SOUNDBOX SERIES RETURNS FOR A SIXTH SEASON

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Oct 18, 2019

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS AND THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY RELEASE IVES' SYMPHONIES NOS. 3 & 4 ON SFS MEDIA NOVEMBER 8, 2019

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Oct 16, 2019

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY CONCERT SEASON, NOVEMBER 26DECEMBER 31, 2019

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Oct 14, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY APPOINTS ELIZABETH PESCH AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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Oct 11, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA WELCOMES DANIEL STEWART AS WATTIS FOUNDATION MUSIC DIRECTOR IN 2019–20 SEASON

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Sep 29, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CELEBRATES DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS WITH CONCERT EVENT, LOBBY ART, COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, AND SCREENINGS OF DISNEY AND PIXAR'S COCO, NOVEMBER 1 AND 2 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

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Sep 27, 2019

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY'S ANNUAL FILM SERIES FEATURES SCREENINGS OF DISNEY AND PIXAR'S COCO, SONY PICTURES' GHOSTBUSTERS, FRANK CAPRA'S IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, AND RON HOWARD'S APOLLO 13 PERFORMED LIVE TO PICTURE

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Sep 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / SEPTEMBER 26, 2019

GUEST CONDUCTORS KARINA CANELLAKIS, MAREK JANOWSKI, AND CRISTIAN MĂCELARU LEAD THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN OCTOBER 2019

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Sep 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S 2019–20 CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES KICKS OFF SEPTEMBER 29 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL AND OCTOBER 30 AT THE LEGION OF HONOR’S GUNN THEATER

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Aug 27, 2019

MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS BEGINS HIS 25TH AND FINAL YEAR AS MUSIC DIRECTOR CONDUCTING THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY IN WORKS BY MAHLER, JOHN ADAMS, AND STRAVINSKY IN SEPTEMBER, 2019

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Aug 5, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY KICKS OFF OPENING WEEK FESTIVITIES WITH OPENING NIGHT GALA ON SEPTEMBER 4, CELEBRATING MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS’ 25TH AND FINAL SEASON AS MUSIC DIRECTOR

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Aug 1, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY SEPTEMBER–NOVEMBER 2019 SEASON CONCERT CALENDAR

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Jul 19, 2019

Single tickets for all San Francisco Symphony 2019—20 season concerts—celebrating Michael Tilson Thomas' 25th and final season as Music Director—on sale Monday July 22, via the box office starting at 8AM and online and by phone at 10 am

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Jul 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY MUSIC DIRECTOR MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS ANNOUNCED AS 2019 KENNEDY CENTER HONOREE

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Apr 15, 2019

Mariachi Vargas to perform at Davies Symphony Hall, May 5, 2019

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Mar 12, 2019

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony announce 2019–20 season: celebratory final season of MTT's distinguished 25-year tenure as Music Director

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Apr 23, 2018

Guest conductors David Robertson, Semyon Bychkov, and Susanna Mälkki lead the San Francisco Symphony

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