Opening Night Gala

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If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

This spectacular celebration of Michael Tilson Thomas’ 25th and final season as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony will be one for the ages. From the pre-concert Scharffenberger Cellars sparkling wine promenade, to the one-of-a-kind concert, to the exciting after-party, you will be a part of San Francisco history while toasting the arts in style. For an elevated experience, upgrade to one of four unique, VIP dinner packages. Call the Volunteer Council for more information at 415-503-5500

Upgrade your experience by purchasing one of four elevated dinner package options. Contact the Volunteer Council at 415-503-5500.

Proceeds from the Opening Night Gala benefit the Symphony's myriad artistic, community, and education programs.

Black tie. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Ticket exchange and group discount not available. Program and details subject to change.

Dinner tickets will be mailed out approximately 2 weeks before the event.

 


Conductor/Performers

Jennifer Johnson Cano

Mezzo-soprano

Jonathan Tetelman

Tenor

Ryan McKinny

Bass-baritone

Luke Kritzeck

Lighting Design

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Glinka

Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Copland

“The Dodger” from Old American Songs

Gordon Getty

Shenandoah 

Copland

“Golden Willow Tree” from Old American Songs

Britten

Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Purcell from The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Beethoven

Finale: Ode, “To Joy” from Symphony No. 9

  1. Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 8:00pm

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  2. Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

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  3. Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

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  4. Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

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  5. Wed, Sep 4, 2019 at 6:00pm

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If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

Program Support

Patrons’ Dinner Sponsor 

Signature Education Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

Guest Artist Underwriters 
Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem 

Beverage Partners