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Articles & Interviews

These Symphony-commissioned feature articles offer insights into the music you'll hear in the concert hall. We hope you'll find them provocative and entertaining.


Dec 10, 2018

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Yes on Prop E: Support the Arts in San Francisco

Oct 15, 2018

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Boléro by the Numbers

Oct 1, 2018

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Original Voices: Composers Kevin Puts and Anna Clyne

Oct 1, 2018

Artist Spotlight:
Nicholas Phan: A Tenor for San Francisco

Sep 1, 2018

Michael Tilson Thomas on Stravinsky

Aug 31, 2018

San Francisco Symphony Celebrates Stravinsky

Jun 27, 2018

San Francisco Symphony brings grand opera to the concert stage with "Boris Godunov"

Jun 5, 2018

In advance of the SF Symphony's highly anticipated semi-staged production of Mussorgsky's opera Boris Godunov, please enjoy a scene synopsis below.

Jun 5, 2018

Artist Spotlight: A Conversation with Conductor Susanna Mälkki

May 31, 2018

The Complete Package Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony re-imagine the concert experience

May 30, 2018

Artist Spotlight: A Moment with Composer Andrew Norman

May 1, 2018

Ravel at Home in the Land of Music

Mar 29, 2018

Conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier Traces Ravel's Journey

Mar 29, 2018

A Letter from Executive Director Mark C. Hanson

Mar 2, 2018