• Thunder Song

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    Explore the intersection between classical music and American Indian musical cultures.

    Composer, pianist, and curator Jerod Impichchaachaaha' Tate and SF Symphony musicians come together to celebrate the timeless art of American Indian storytelling and music. CURRENTS: Thunder Song honors the b...

  • Nostalgia: Esa-Pekka Salonen

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    SF Symphony Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen curates and conducts a SoundBox program.

    Nostalgia is a longing to return home, but what if that home isn’t there anymore? In SoundBox: Nostalgia, three composers look to a past that may or may not exist, while opening new portals to the future.


  • Playing Changes

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    The San Francisco Symphony partners with Bay Area dance company Post:ballet to present Playing Changes, an intimate interdisciplinary performance.

    A series of seven pieces performed by a Post:ballet dancer with SF Symphony Associate Principal Second Violin Helen Kim, Playing Changes is an explor...

  • Lineage: Julia Bullock

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    SF Symphony Collaborative Partner and classical singer Julia Bullock curates SoundBox: Lineage, in which century-spanning works converse with one another, tracing a uniquely personal and musical lineage.

    Julia Bullock notes: “The musicians on this SoundBox program could not make music all togeth...

  • Rhythm Spirits

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    Explore the intersection between classical music and Indian classical musical culture.

    Legendary tabla maestro Zakir Hussain, Indian classical violinist Kala Ramnath, and San Francisco Symphony musicians interpret Indian folk traditions to the tune of today. CURRENTS: Rhythm Spirits is a journe...

  • Chinese New Year Virtual Celebration

    The SF Symphony celebrates the Lunar New Year and welcomes the Year of the Ox, February 20, 2021.

    Host Joan Chen, SF Symphony musicians, and special guest artists explore China’s vibrant musical traditions, past and present, in a Chinese New Year program that highlights themes of prosperity, uni...

  • FLORENCE PRICE: Five Folksongs in Counterpoint

    Wyatt Underhill, violin
    Jessie Fellows, violin
    Matthew Young, viola
    Barbara Bogatin, cello

    Oh My Darlin' Clementine
    Drink to Me With Thine Own Eyes
    Shortnin' Bread
    Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

    Sponsored by Emirates Airline
    Presented in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission

  • Throughline: From Hall to Home

    A digital concert event that charts a new direction for the SF Symphony.

    The San Francisco Symphony, Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen, and eight Collaborative Partners join forces in a free online event that reflects the forward-looking and vibrant creativity of the Orchestra.

    ELLEN RE...

  • From Scratch

    Explore how art and activism play out in Oakland’s dynamic Hip Hop culture.

    Oakland’s Hip Hop musicians are the architects of their own movement, built of thought and sound, from scratch. When the San Francisco Symphony takes its cues from musicians like Kev Choice and AÏMA the DRMR, it’s a head...