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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Bernstein: West Side Story

Bach, J.S.: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin

Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Opus 72a

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat major

Peter and the Wolf

Home Alone

Handel: Messiah

Glanert, Detlev: American Prelude No. 1

North by Northwest

Holiday Brass

Bach, J.S.: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

Gershwin: An American in Paris

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