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The San Francisco Symphony announces its annual holiday concert season, November 27—December 31, 2018

October 31, 2018

 


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San Francisco Symphony
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / OCTOBER 31, 2018
               

 (High resolution images of the San Francisco Symphony’s holiday performances are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Press Room)


THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES ITS ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT SEASON, NOVEMBER 27—DECEMBER 31, 2018

Special guest performers include Pink Martini, Vanessa Williams, Mariachi Sol de México® de José Hernández, and Midtown Men

The SFS performs live accompaniment to three iconic holiday films including Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas; Love Actually; and Home Alone

Family-friendly performances include the Symphony’s annual Deck the Hall celebrations, Cirque de la Symphonie, Peter and the Wolf performed by the SFS Youth Orchestra with guest narrator Richard Dreyfuss, and ’Twas the Night: A Festival of Carols

Enjoy traditional Christmas music performed by the Orchestra and SFS Chorus with Handel’s Messiah, and Holiday Brass

Edwin Outwater conducts the San Francisco Symphony in New Year’s Gaiety featuring drag sensation Peaches Christ, December 31
 

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Symphony’s (SFS) 2018 holiday season at Davies Symphony Hall offers a festive array of concerts for all ages, from traditional Christmas classical concerts including Handel’s Messiah and Holiday Brass to family-friendly events including the Orchestra’s annual Deck the Hall concerts; the circus feats of Cirque de la Symphonie; the SFS Youth Orchestra’s annual performance of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf; and a chance to sing along to favorite Christmas tunes with ’Twas the Night: A Festival of Carols. Featured guest artists this holiday season include Pink Martini; acclaimed entertainer Vanessa Williams and the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; Mariachi Sol de México® de José Hernández; and stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys, The Midtown Men. Holiday film presentations, featuring the SFS performing the score live, include Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, Universal Pictures’ Love Actually, and holiday classic Home Alone. Closing out the holiday season, Edwin Outwater leads the SFS in New Year’s Gaiety, featuring San Francisco’s premiere drag sensation Peaches Christ and other guest stars in a program full of fabulous surprises and dazzling performances.

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