Program Notes

Each week, thousands of San Francisco Symphony concert-goers open their programs to read about the drama, the passion, and the inspiration behind the music they're hearing. You can read our critically acclaimed program notes online one week prior to select concerts.

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Mozart: Six German Dances, K.509

Mozart: Exsultate, jubilate, K.165(158a)

Mahler: Symphony No. 4

Stringing it All Together: The Elements of Music Making

Mozart: Concerto No. 4 in D major for Violin and Orchestra, K.218

Tchaikovsky: Finale: Allegro con fuoco from Symphony No. 4

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Copland: Music from the Film Our Town

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6

Meyer, Edgar: Overture for Violin and Orchestra

Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 2

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