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Jan 4, 2024

Calendar update: SF Symphony cancels March 8 & 9 SoundBox program

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The San Francisco Symphony’s March 8–9 SoundBox concerts, which were to be curated by Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen, have been canceled and will not be rescheduled. With Salonen's support, the Symphony decided to cancel this program as a means of offsetting the significant expenses associated with producing SoundBox. Going forward, the SoundBox series will include two programs each season.

The final 2023–24 SoundBox series program features SF Symphony Collaborative Partner and roboticist Carol Reiley (April 5–6) and will proceed as scheduled. “Press Play: Carol Reiley and the Robots” will be a first-of-its-kind, human-machine interactive program showcasing various uses of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Ticketholders for the March 8–9 SoundBox program will be contacted with the option to exchange their tickets for a different concert, donate their tickets, or receive a refund for their purchase. All requests for ticket donations, gift certificates, exchanges, and refunds for these concerts must be received by July 1, 2024. For additional assistance with tickets, patrons can contact the Box Office by phone at 415.864.6000, email at [email protected], or in person at the Davies Symphony Hall Box Office, on Grove Street between Van Ness Avenue and Franklin Street in San Francisco.

Lead support for SoundBox is provided by The Barbro and Bernard Osher SoundBox Fund. Major support for the 2023–24 SoundBox season is provided by Trine Sorensen & Michael Jacobson.

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