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  • Delirium: Jeremy Denk

    Movie + 1 extra

    Pianist Jeremy Denk curates a SoundBox program that weaves together poignant states of sorrow and healing in music from composers across the ages.

    Denk notes: “I hope this program gives a sense of our place in history, at times unsettling, but also finally, comforting.”

    Program:

    JOHANN SEBAS...

  • ‘Niji’ 虹 (Rainbow)

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

    Koto master and curator Shirley Muramoto joins San Francisco Symphony musicians in a program that celebrates the elegant power of an instrument to connect across genres and reflect the endless diversity of o...

  • ROBERT SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3, 'Rhenish'

    Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen takes the podium to conduct the San Francisco Symphony in Robert Schumann’s glorious Symphony No. 3, 'Rhenish,' inspired by the monuments and natural splendors of the Rhineland.

    ROBERT SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 97, ‘Rhenish’ (1850)
    Lebhaft (...

  • Focus: Nico Muhly
    Movie + 1 extra

    Focus: Nico Muhly

    Movie + 1 extra

    SF Symphony Collaborative Partner and composer Nico Muhly curates a SoundBox program where the elements of music and performance oscillate in and out of focus in fascinating ways.

    SOUNDBOX: FOCUS
    Curated by Nico Muhly
    ORLANDO GIBBONS / NICO MUHLY: ‘This is the Record of John’
    Carey Bell, clarine...

  • Metamorphoses: Claire Chase

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    SF Symphony Collaborative Partner and flutist Claire Chase curates a SoundBox program that explores transformation, transfiguration, and renewal.

    Claire Chase notes: “The beautiful thing about music is that no matter how many constraints you put on it, it can and will reach out across time and m...

  • Resilience: Destiny Muhammad

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    Harpist Destiny Muhammad curates a SoundBox program exploring musical portraits of resilience in a journey that reminds us hope is on the horizon.

    Destiny Muhammad notes, “Hope is resilience. An energy force on its own. Healing, renewing, and restoring and reminding, it’s going to be all right.”...

  • 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...