Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Box Office: Grove Street, between Van Ness and Franklin
SFS Youth Orchestra
New Video Resource
SFS YOUTH ORCHESTRA
Esa-Pekka Salonen & Conducting Staff
SF Symphony Musicians
Johannes Brahms looks back fondly at the past while Ludwig van Beethoven eyes the future. And in a new piano concerto, Anders Hillborg’s colorful wit meets the genial sophistication of Emanuel Ax.
October 19, 21–22
Beethoven unfurls a grand paean to brotherhood, and we can’t help but be moved.
Three journeys: One spiritual, one nostalgic, and one a summer idyll.
Handel offers a musical meditation on Christ’s birth, life, and resurrection—and his message of redemption. An instant classic.
Two portraits of triumph: one sturdy and unapologetic, the other with unerring dramatic instincts but an ambivalent heart.
It’s a heart-on-sleeve sort of affair as two effusive musical masters hit their stride in tempest-tossed works.
Beethoven’s Seventh offers a blueprint of symphonic possibility while Schubert’s Sixth highlights the ripening Romanticism of 19th-century Vienna.
Julia Fischer stars in Bruch's legacy-making concerto while Pulcinella sees Igor Stravinsky in a delightfully neoclassical mood.
A deep dive into the passions and aspirations of a Finnish firebrand staking his—and his homeland’s—place in the musical world.
May 10, 12
An awe-struck travelogue by Mendelssohn and an unrivaled cello outpouring by Elgar highlight this concert led by debuting conductor Marta Gardolińska.