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SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY AND MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN LAUNCH NEW ON-DEMAND STREAMING SERVICE SFSYMPHONY+, FEBRUARY 4, 2021

FEBRUARY—AUGUST 2021 DIGITAL PROGRAMMING INCLUDES:
 
Digital SoundBox series with three programs curated by Esa-Pekka Salonen; additional programs curated by Julia Bullock, Destiny Muhammad, Nico Muhly, and Claire Chase
 
New episodes of CURRENTS series, exploring Indian Classical, Native American, Zimbabwean, Persian, and Klezmer musical cultures
 
Free Chinese New Year Virtual Celebration: Year of the Ox

Free chamber music performances by members of the San Francisco Symphony
 
MEMBERSHIPS ON SALE NOW AT SFSYMPHONYPLUS.ORG

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Dec 21, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN AWARDED HONORARY KNIGHTHOOD

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Dec 18, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY FORMER PRINCIPAL KEYBOARDS OF 46 YEARS ROBIN SUTHERLAND PASSES AWAY

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Dec 17, 2020

SAKURAKO FISHER CONCLUDES 8-YEAR TENURE AS PRESIDENT OF THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
 
PRISCILLA B. GEESLIN ELECTED 18TH PRESIDENT OF THE SF SYMPHONY

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Nov 24, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S SFS MEDIA RECORDINGS NOMINATED FOR TWO 2021 GRAMMY AWARDS
 
BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE FOR COPLAND SYMPHONY NO. 3 AND
BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM FOR MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS’ OWN FROM THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK & MEDITATIONS ON RILKE

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Nov 9, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES CANCELLATION OF ALL PREVIOUSLY PLANNED LIVE CONCERTS THROUGH JUNE 30, 2021

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Oct 21, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY AND MUSIC DIRECTOR ESA-PEKKA SALONEN PRESENT THROUGHLINE: SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY—FROM HALL TO HOME, NOVEMBER 14 

 

Concert program features world premiere of Throughline, a new SF Symphony commission composed by Nico Muhly with performances by Esa-Pekka Salonen, all eight Collaborative Partners, and the San Francisco Symphony 

Event to stream free at sfsymphony.org and broadcast locally on KQED Public Television at 7pm PST 

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Family-friendly Día de los Muertos and Deck the Hall programs to broadcast locally on NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 and stream free at sfsymphony.org 

Live 1:1 Concerts expand to multiple weekly performance sets at Davies Symphony Hall terraces  

CURRENTS Episodes I—IV to broadcast on NBC Bay Area / Telemundo 48

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Sep 24, 2020

AMERICAN MASTERS DOCUMENTARY MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS: WHERE NOW IS PREMIERES NATIONWIDE, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 AT 6 P.M. PACIFIC TIME (check local listings)

Watch on PBS, pbs.org/americanmasters, and the PBS Video app

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Sep 10, 2020

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCES ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL UPDATES FOR THE 2020-21 SEASON

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Aug 28, 2020

METALLICA AND SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M2 OUT NOW 
 

Live album and video captured September 6 & 8, 2019 at San Francisco’s Chase Center  
 
Available now via
 metallica.com/sm2 

 

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Aug 13, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC AND SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ANNOUNCE THE EMERGING BLACK COMPOSERS PROJECT
 

Ten composers to receive $15,000 commission, workshops and performances by the San Francisco Symphony or San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and mentorship from trio of Bay Area music directors: Michael Morgan, Edwin Outwater, and Esa-Pekka Salonen

First call for applications open now through December 31, 2020


Click here to access the Online Press Kit, which includes downloadable images and a PDF of this press release. 

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Jul 23, 2020

THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY LAUNCHES SUMMER 2020 PROGRAMMING

 

Digital programming includes CURRENTS—a four-part series curated and hosted by Michael Morgan in collaboration with San Francisco Symphony musicians and guest artists from the Bay Area  

CURRENTS Video Series and companion Podcast Series explore the intersections between classical music and Chinese, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Mexican musical cultures 

CURRENTS Explore & Create further guides conversations, activities, and opportunities for learning, curated and hosted by Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser 

Summer programming also features intimate, outdoor 1:1 Concerts performed by San Francisco Symphony musicians to one audience member at a time  

CURRENTS content can be accessed via sfsymphony.org/CURRENTS 


Click here to access the Online Press Kit, which includes downloadable images, artist bios, and a PDF of this press release. 

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Jul 16, 2020

METALLICA AND SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M2 
TO BE RELEASED AUGUST 28, 2020
 

 

Live album and video captured September 6 & 8, 2019 at San Francisco’s Chase Center

Available for preorder starting Wednesday, July 15 via metallica.com/sm2

View the S&M2 trailer here

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