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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.

Cinema at the Symphony: Bring the whole family

Jul 5, 2016

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'Star Trek': Fifty years of award-winning music, blockbuster movies, groundbreaking TV

Jul 5, 2016

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Makoto Ozone: The accidental classical pianist

Jul 5, 2016

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Summer: A season of discovery at the Symphony

Jun 30, 2016

New exploration of a familiar rhythm: U.S. premiere of Jörg Widmann's Trauermarsch

Jun 20, 2016

San Francisco Symphony - Contests

Mar 23, 2016

Ruling on the Field Confirmed: NFL Films Concerts a Hit

Feb 4, 2016

Michael Tilson Thomas's Musical Rite of Passage

Jan 21, 2016

Stéphane Denève: Gifted French Conductor Champions Music of his Country and Century

Jan 21, 2016

San Francisco Symphony & Exploratorium Generate STEAM Heat in Music for Families Concerts

Jan 21, 2016

Stephen Paulson: At Home Among The Reeds, Channeling a Lifetime of Experience

Jan 20, 2016

San Francisco Symphony: Standard Contest Rules

Dec 22, 2015

Talking with Composer Ted Hearne

Sep 23, 2015

Thoughts on Missa solemnis

Jun 3, 2015

Johnny Mathis: After six decades, still hitting high notes

May 18, 2015