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Monday, January 6, 2020

Grammy Award–Winning Mezzo Sasha Cooke Begins Residency With San Francisco Symphony by Steve Holt

The singer's first performances include the world premiere of Rilke Songs, a song cycle composed by Michael Tilson Thomas, January 9–12.

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Maestro Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser Brings the Joy of the Season to His Concerts by Steve Holt

The conductor leads the San Francisco Symphony with Music for Families: Holidays Around the World on December 14.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Celebrate the Season at San Francisco Symphony's Holiday Gaiety Show by Steve Holt

The December 7 program promises a sensational lineup of guest stars, including actor-singer Ana Gasteyer.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes on Mozart's Music by Steve Holt

Andsnes performs with the San Francisco Symphony November 22–24.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Following a Notable Debut, Conductor Simone Young Returns to the San Francisco Symphony by Steve Holt

Young will conduct Act I of Wagner’s Die Walküre and R. Strauss’s Metamorphosen with singers Emily Magee, Stuart Skelton, and Ain Anger.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Karina Canellakis Reflects on Her Musical Journey From Violinist to Conductor by Steve Holt

Canellakis makes her San Francisco Symphony debut October 24–26.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

A World Premiere Percussion Concerto at San Francisco Symphony Is Inspired by Climate Change by Steve Holt

The work—composed by Jacob Nissly and performed by Adam Schoenberg—can be heard October 17–19.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Next Generation Classical Musicians to Perform With San Francisco Symphony by Steve Holt

Violinist María Dueñas and cellist Oliver Herbert will perform with the orchestra in September and October.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Conductor Simone Young Makes Her San Francisco Symphony Debut by Steve Holt

The Australian maestra talks about building collaborations and the mysteries of Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Cellist Johannes Moser Makes His San Francisco Symphony Debut by Steve Holt

The German-Canadian cellist reveals the process of working with composers and orchestras and how life experience is essential to artistic growth. Moser performs the Lutosławski’s …

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