2019/20 Season On Sale Now

Be front and center for a landmark season celebrating MTT’s incredible legacy with the SF Symphony. Get ready to explore a season full of cherished masterworks and the inspiring music that you love.



MTT & Mahler

MTT at home, and MTT in rehearsalMichael Tilson Thomas

Under the baton of MTT, the SF Symphony’s performances and recordings of Mahler have garnered international acclaim for unparalleled excellence. Listen and you’ll see the SF Symphony’s heart, power, eloquence, and inimitable artistry in a season that showcases MTT’s visionary Mahler interpretations.



In 2020, MTT and the SF Symphony join the global celebration of the 250th birthday of music’s most iconic composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Experience an incredible line-up of artists, concerts, and events that lay bare the composer’s creative genius.


The World’s Greatest Artists

Top-tier artists from around the globe join our celebration of MTT and the Orchestra’s triumphant run. Not to be missed is the jaw-dropping virtuosity of our SF Symphony musicians. Select artists include:



This season, three of music’s biggest influencers join MTT and the SF Symphony in special artist residencies that encompass concerts and community and educational events throughout the city.


The New American Sound: Premieres & Commissions

MTT and the SF Symphony’s 25-year musical journey has brought fresh expression and terrific beauty to the celebrated masterworks of the last century—and introduced us to the masterworks of the next. Listen and you’ll see MTT’s extraordinary insight on the new American sound through an exciting slate of premieres and specially commissioned works by trailblazing and established voices alike.

World Premieres:

US & West Coast Premieres:

First SFS Performances:


Film with Live Orchestra

(c) Disney/Pixar
(c) Disney/Pixar

Enjoy the magic of cinema like never before—with the score performed live-to-screen by the SF Symphony.


Family-Friendly Concerts & Events

Share the joy of music with all your loved ones. Discover how music speaks to us all—young listeners ages 5-12 and longtime fans alike—through enriching performances and fun-filled pre-concert activities, created for enthusiasts of all ages and with your entire family in mind! 


Join us at Davies Symphony Hall for Single Ticket Day on July 22. Arrive early for activities, food, and amazing giveaways!

The first 200 people in line will get breakfast from Off the Grid food trucks—Lady Falcon Coffee and the Waffle Roost—along with commemorative MTT25 Symphony tote bags. Plus, one lucky winner will find a season pass in their tote bag that includes a pair of tickets to each of our 2019-20 season highlights:

MTT & Mahler
The World’s Greatest Artists
The New American Sound
Films with The SF Symphony
Family-Friendly Concerts & Events

Special Box Office Hours:
8am – 6pm
Monday 7/22 special box office hours (in person) 8a-6p. Phones 10am

Patron Services

We are available to assist you:
Phone: 415-864-6000
Email: patronservices@sfsymphony.org

Mon–Fri: 10am–6pm
Sat: Noon–6pm
Sun: 2 hours prior to concerts

Mailing Address:  
Patron Services
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Fax: 415-554-0108