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SF Symphony Prepares for Re-Opening Night

The San Francisco Symphony kicks off its 2021–22 Season with a celebratory opening week of performances conducted by Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen and featuring Esperanza Spalding and the San Francisco-based contemporary ballet company Alonzo King LINES Ballet. On October 1, Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the San Francisco Symphony in the Re-Opening Night Concert, marking their first… Keep Reading


Q&A: Broadway Star Megan Hilty

A native of Seattle, Megan Hilty moved to New York City after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University and quickly made her Broadway debut as Glinda in Wicked. She returned to Broadway in 9 to 5: The Musical as Doralee Rhodes, the role made famous by Dolly Parton. In November, Hilty will be joining Cheyenne Jackson… Keep Reading

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Ben Folds to Perform with the San Francisco Symphony

Pianist and singer-songwriter Ben Folds joins the SF Symphony for a concert of hits spanning his decades-long career as a solo artist and frontman of alternative rock trio, Ben Folds Five. Spend an evening with this multitalented musician who brought you hits like “Brick,” “Annie Waits,” and “The Luckiest.” Tickets: $40–149VIP Package: $219–319. Enhance your… Keep Reading


Q&A: Patti LuPone

Called the Broadway diva of her generation by some, Patti LuPone is coming back to the Bay Area on July 12, with her new show, Don’t Monkey With Broadway. Conceived and directed by Scott Wittman, this two-act, two-hour performance features classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen… Keep Reading


Q&A: Vanessa Williams

Cultural icon Vanessa Williams will be joining The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir and the San Francisco Symphony this holiday season for two magical nights of graceful vocals and tantalizing harmonies in the city by the Bay. The iconic singer/actress that’s sold millions of records worldwide and received critical acclaim for her work in film, television,… Keep Reading

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SF Symphony to Kick Off Stravinsky Festival w/ Burning Man Group

This weekend kicks off the first week of the San Francisco Symphony’s two-week Stravinsky Festival. The Symphony will be performing some of the famous composer’s most exciting works along with some fun pre-concert activities. Just for the second week of the festival, they are partnering with a Burning Man group – Art Haus – who… Keep Reading

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San Francisco Symphony Announces Summer Series

The San Francisco Symphony is gearing up for their Summer series and this year’s lineup looks to be very promising. For Star Wars fans, from July 18 to August 3, the SFS presents the original Star Wars trilogy, with the Orchestra performing live as the films are projected onto a large screen above the Davies… Keep Reading


Q&A: Audra McDonald Set to Perform with the San Francisco Symphony

The New York Times calls Audra McDonald a “one-of-a-kind musical super-talent.” She’s won a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, making her the most decorated performer in American theater. Audra is set to perform with the SF Symphony this coming Friday, May 18, in a one-night-only performance, presenting renditions of Broadway… Keep Reading

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