Press Room


Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

(415) 503-5474
[email protected]

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


The San Francisco Symphony has canceled all remaining concerts in the 2019–20 season through August 31, including Summer with the Symphony, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. For more information, please refer to this
press release.
Ticketholders are encouraged to consider donating the cost of their tickets back to the San Francisco Symphony, or to ask for a gift certificate for the value of their tickets. This helps support the organization as an arts nonprofit during this challenging time as we navigate the significant, ongoing impact of the COVID-19 situation.
In the coming weeks, the San Francisco Symphony will also announce special additional opportunities for those who opt to donate their tickets. Every ticket donation goes a long way in helping the San Francisco Symphony come back stronger and more vibrant than ever. As an added incentive, a group of generous San Francisco Symphony Board members and donors consisting of President Sakurako Fisher and William Fisher, President-elect Priscilla B. Geeslin and Keith Geeslin, former President John Goldman and Marcia Goldman, and Development Committee Chair Trine Sorensen and Michael Jacobson, has committed to match all ticket donations through an initial matching fund of $1M.
For those who opt for gift certificates, patrons will receive a 20% credit applied to their gift certificate based on the value of tickets they had purchased for use in future concerts. These credits won’t expire.
For those who are in the position to do so, please consider making an additional gift to support the San Francisco Symphony by visiting
All requests for ticket donations, gift certificates, exchanges, and refunds must be received by August 31, 2020. For assistance, please contact the Box Office by phone at 415-864-6000 or email [email protected]. Box Office hours (for phone and emails only) are Mon–Fri: 10am–6pm. Box Office windows will remain closed through May 31.
A small number of concerts that have been previously announced as postponed will be rescheduled for a later date. Ticketholders for those performances may hold onto their tickets until a new date is confirmed. For a full list of those concerts please visit


One concert has been added at Davies Symphony Hall: Michael Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Ensemble, March 8, 2020

New holiday concerts added: Holiday Gaiety, Holiday Soul with the SF Symphony, Holiday Brass, Love Actually – Feature Film with the SF Symphony, ‘Twas the Night – A Festival of Carols, A Charlie Brown Christmas – LIVE!, and A New Year’s Eve Event with Seth MacFarlane and the SF Symphony

One concert announced for 2019–20 Summer with the Symphony series: Pink Martini with the SF Symphony, July 30–31, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, CASingle tickets for the San Francisco Symphony’s 2019–20 season go on sale starting 8am via the Davies Symphony Hall box office on Monday, July 22, and will be available online and via phone beginning 10am the same day. The 2019–20 season marks Michael Tilson Thomas’ 25th and final year leading the SFS in what is widely considered one of the most remarkable and productive artistic partnerships in the orchestra world, having transformed the SFS into a leadership position among American ensembles. The wide-ranging programs and initiatives of MTT’s final season as SF Symphony Music Director celebrate the spirit of this extraordinary partnership with an expansive exploration of the American Sound; a creative breadth of programming where new voices stand alongside iconic masterworks, reimagined; a broadening of the traditional concert experience through staged productions and events in experimental spaces, meaningful collaborations with the world’s leading artists, and the championing of community and access to music education. The 2019–20 season embodies and celebrates the lasting and meaningful relationships MTT has built with the Orchestra and with their audiences across the Bay Area and the world.  To learn more about the 2019-20 season, read the Season Announcement press release.

One concert has been added: Michael Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Ensemble will perform March 8 at Davies Symphony Hall (the San Francisco Symphony does not appear in this performance). Also available for purchase now are tickets to new holiday concerts, including Holiday Gaiety, December 7; Holiday Soul with the SF Symphony, December 10–11; Holiday Brass, December 15; Love Actually – Film with the SF Symphony, December 17–18; ‘Twas the Night – A Festival of Carols, December 19–20; A Charlie Brown Christmas – Live!, December 21–23; and A New Year’s Eve Event with Seth MacFarlane and the SF Symphony, December 31. In addition, performances of Pink Martini with the SF Symphony were added as part of the 201920 Summer with the Symphony series, scheduled for July 30–31, 2020.

As a special celebration of Single Ticket on sale day, the first 200 people in line at the box office on July 22 will get to choose from an assortment of gourmet coffee drinks from Lady Falcon Coffee Club to pair with breakfast waffles from The Waffle Roost, along with commemorative MTT25 Symphony tote bags (with gifts inside!). Plus, one lucky winner will find a season pass in their tote bag that includes a pair of tickets to one concert from each of our 2019-20 season highlights. Tickets for individual concerts in the 2019–20 San Francisco Symphony season can be purchased at and 415-864-6000, and at the Davies Symphony Hall box office located on Grove Street near Franklin Street*.

* Special Box Office Hours:
Monday, July 22 special box office hours (in person) are 8am–6pm. Phones at 10am.

[To download a PDF of the full 201819 season calendar, click the link at the top]

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