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  • LIGETI: PARADIGMS
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    LIGETI: PARADIGMS

    Movie + 1 extra

    Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen leads members of the SF Symphony and Chorus in LIGETI: PARADIGMS, a richly imaginative audio and visual exploration of three works by György Ligeti. Merging music with Artificial Intelligence (AI) through partnerships with media artist and AI pioneer Refik Anadol ...

  • Deck the Hall 2021

    Experience the Symphony’s beloved annual holiday tradition of Deck the Hall re-imagined with a full streamed video of our Dec. 5 Deck the Hall at the Drive-In event at FORT MASON FLIX.

    Deck the Hall

    Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, host

    BENJAMIN HANBY Up on the Housetop
    Timothy Higgins, Nick Plat...

  • GIOVANNI GABRIELI (arr. Timothy Higgins): Music from ‘Sacrae symphoniae

    Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to the podium to explore majestic brass works by Renaissance composer Giovanni Gabrieli.

    GIOVANNI GABRIELI (arr. Timothy Higgins): from ‘Sacrae symphoniae’ (ca. 1597)
    Canzon per sonar septimi toni, No. 2
    ‘O magnum mysterium’ Canzon per sonar septimi ton...

  • RICHARD STRAUSS: ‘Metamorphosen’

    Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen returns to the podium to lead members of the SF Symphony in Richard Strauss’ late-in-life string masterpiece ‘Metamorphosen.’

    RICHARD STRAUSS: ‘Metamorphosen’

    Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
    Members of the San Francisco Symphony

  • Jean Yves-Thibaudet and SF Symphony Musicians

    Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins SF Symphony musicians for a chamber music program of works by Antonín Dvořák, Gabriel Fauré, George Gershwin, and Bill Evans.

    ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK:
    Piano Quintet in A major, Opus 81
    Allegro ma non tanto
    Dumka: Andante con moto
    Scherzo (Furiant): Molto vivace–Trio:...

  • CHARLES IVES: ‘The Unanswered Question’

    Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the SF Symphony through the dynamic, existential journey of ‘The Unanswered Question’ by composer Charles Ives.

    CHARLES IVES: ‘The Unanswered Question’

    Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
    Members of the San Francisco Symphony

  • JESSIE MONTGOMERY: ‘Strum’

    SF Symphony musicians perform a chamber version of Jessie Montgomery’s Strum.

    JESSIE MONTGOMERY: ‘Strum’
    (chamber version)

    Wyatt Underhill, violin
    Jessie Fellows, violin
    Matthew Young, viola
    Barbara Bogatin, cello
    Daniel G. Smith, double bass

  • IGOR STRAVINSKY: Divertimento for Violin and Piano

    Sinfonia
    Danses suisses
    Scherzo
    Pas de deux: Adagio—Variation—Coda
    Helen Kim, violin
    Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano

  • Delirium: Jeremy Denk

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    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
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    Focus: Nico Muhly

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    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...