COMPOSE YOUR OWN 2018-19 SEASON: ON SALE NOW

Grid of various guest artists and MTT

Enjoy a tailor-made Symphony season, for you, by you. Simply choose four or more individual concerts to enjoy all the insider perks of being a subscriber with the added flexibility of choosing only the concerts you want to hear.

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With a Compose Your Own series, you will enjoy insider access with all of the subscriber perks:

1   A season tailored to your tastes
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3   Free seat upgrade
4   Easy ticket exchanges
5   Early access to newly added performances
6   Pre-paid parking for a guaranteed spot
 

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Rebellious Beauty: A Stravinsky Festival


MTT Conducting

Igor Stravinsky was among the most transformative composers of the 20th century. Shocking, enchanting, and fiercely individual, his work propelled music into the Modern age. Join the SF Symphony for a two-week festival celebrating three of his most iconic ballet scores and other landmark works.

Sep 21–23:  MTT Conducts Stravinsky’s The Firebird

Sept 27–30:  MTT Conducts Stravinsky’s Petrushka and The Rite of Spring

Oct 21:  The Mariinsky Orchestra Plays Stravinsky

 

Epic Grandeur: Works for Chorus & Orchestras 


Triptych of composers Ives, Gershwin, and Copland

Experience colossal waves of magnificent sound and dazzling grandeur as the SF Symphony and Chorus join forces to present some of the most majestic works for orchestra and voice ever created.

Sep 21–23:  MTT Conducts Stravinsky’s The Firebird

Dec 14–15:  Handel's Messiah

Feb 14–17:  András Schiff Plays and Conducts J.S. Bach

Jun 27–30:  The Magic of Youth: A Semi-Staged Event

 

Piano Virtuosos 


Triptych of cellist Sol Gabetta, violinist Baiba Skride, and conductor Jakub Hrůša

This season, the greatest pianists from around the world converge at Davies Symphony Hall to perform a thrilling showcase of piano masterworks. Hear these renowned artists take on diverse repertoire spanning from Classical to Modern in an extraordinary display of virtuosic talent.

Sept 13–16:  MTT Conducts Pianist Yuja Wang and Appalachian Spring

Oct 14:  Kissin Plays Beethoven and Rachmaninoff in Recital

Apt 11–12, 14:  Emanuel Ax Plays Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2

Apr 25–27:  Grimaud Plays Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto with the SF Symphony

Jun 20–22:  Yefim Bronfman Plays Prokofiev with the SF Symphony

 

Musician's Picks


Portrait of SFS musician Scott Pingle

Scott Pingle - Principle Bass

"I love being a part of the SF Symphony because it allows me the great honor and privilege of bringing to life the most moving and masterfully crafted art in sound."

—Scott Pingle, Principle Bass

Sep 27–30:  MTT Conducts Stravinsky’s Petrushka and The Rite of Spring

Oct 11–13:  Sf Symphony Plays Dvořák And Prokofiev

Jan 11–13:  Jaap van Zweden Conducts Mozart and Bruckner

Jun 13–16:  MTT Conducts Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

Portrait of SFS Associate Concertmaster Nadya Tichman

Associate Concertmaster - Nadya Tichman

"I love playing the great orchestral repertoire with my wonderful colleagues. The music—and the way my colleagues play it— is always uplifting."

—Nadya Tichman, Associate Concertmaster



Sep 27–30:  MTT Conducts Stravinsky’s Petrushka and The Rite of Spring

Oct 25–27:  Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole

Oct 25–27:  SF Symphony Plays Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier

Mar 14–17:  Christian Tetzlaff Plays Mozart With The Sf Symphony 

 

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