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Jun 19, 26

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Das Rheingold
Wagner, Das Rheingold
San Francisco Opera
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Greer Grimsley, Wotan
Jamie Barton, Fricka
Štefan Margita, Loge
Falk Struckmann, Alberich
David Cangelosi, Mime
Ronnita Miller, Erda
Lauren McNeese, Wellgunde
Stacey Tappan, Woglinde
Renée Tatum, Flosshilde
Brandon Jovanovich, Froh
Brian Mulligan, Donner
Raymond Aceto, Fafner
Andrea Silvestrelli, Fasolt
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Jun 20, 27

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Die Walküre
Wagner, Die Walküre
San Francisco Opera
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Evelyn Herlitzius, Brünnhilde
Greer Grimsley, Wotan
Karita Mattila, Sieglinde
Brandon Jovanovich, Siegmund
Raymond Aceto, Hunding
Jamie Barton, Fricka
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Jun 21, 22, 23, 24 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Trifonov plays Rachmaninov
Sibelius, Symphony no. 6 in D minor, Op.104
Sibelius, Symphony no. 7 in C major, Op.105
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Jun 22, 29

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Siegfried
Wagner, Siegfried
San Francisco Opera
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Daniel Brenna, Siegfried
Evelyn Herlitzius, Brünnhilde
Greer Grimsley, Der Wanderer
David Cangelosi, Mime
Falk Struckmann, Alberich
Raymond Aceto, Fafner
Ronnita Miller, Erda
Stacey Tappan, Waldvogel (the woodbird)
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Jun 24 mat, Jul 01 mat

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Götterdämmerung
Wagner, Götterdämmerung
San Francisco Opera
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Michael Yeargan, Set Designer
Catherine Zuber, Costume Designer
Daniel Brenna, Siegfried
Evelyn Herlitzius, Brünnhilde
Brian Mulligan, Gunther
Melissa Citro, Gutrune
Andrea Silvestrelli, Hagen
Falk Struckmann, Alberich
Jamie Barton, Waltraute
Stacey Tappan, Woglinde
Lauren McNeese, Wellgunde
Renée Tatum, Flosshilde
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
San Francisco Opera Chorus
Jun 28 mat, 29, 30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

MTT conducts Mahler's Third
Mahler, Symphony no. 3 in D minor
Sasha Cooke, Mezzo-soprano
Pacific Boychoir
Women of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Thu 5 Jul at 19:30

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco

Schwabacher Summer Concert with the Merola Opera Program
Puccini, Il tabarro (Selections)
Barber, Vanessa (Selections)
Mozart, Don Giovanni (Selections)
Bizet, Les Pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) (Selections)
Merola Opera Program
Jul 19, 21 mat

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco

Il Re Pastore with the Merola Opera Program
Mozart, Il re pastore
Merola Opera Program
Stephen Stubbs, Conductor
Tara Faircloth, Director
Aug 02, 04 mat

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco

The Rake's Progress with the Merola Opera Program
Stravinsky, The Rake's Progress
Merola Opera Program
Mark Morash, Conductor
Robin Guarino, Director
Wed 5 Sep at 20:00

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Opening Night Gala
Itzhak Perlman, Violin
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Sep 07, 12, 16 mat, 19, 22, 28, 30 mat

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci
Mascagni, Cavalleria rusticana
Leoncavallo, Pagliacci
San Francisco Opera
Daniele Callegari, Conductor
José Cura, Director
Ekaterina Semenchuk, Santuzza
Laura Krumm, Lola
Jill Grove, Mamma Lucia
Roberto Aronica, Turiddu
Dimitri Platanias, Alfio, Tonio
Lianna Haroutounian, Nedda
Marco Berti, Canio
Amitai Pati, Beppe
David Pershall, Silvio
José María Condemi, Revival Director
San Francisco Opera Chorus
Ian Robertson, Choirmaster / chorus director
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Sep 08, 11, 14, 18, 23 mat, 27

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Roberto Devereux
Donizetti, Roberto Devereux
San Francisco Opera
Riccardo Frizza, Conductor
Stephen Lawless, Director
Sondra Radvanovsky, Elisabetta
Jamie Barton, Sara, Duchessa di Nottingham
Amitai Pati, Lord Cecil
Russell Thomas, Robert Devereux
Artur Ruciński, Duca di Nottingham
Christian Pursell, Sir Gualtiero Raleigh
San Francisco Opera Chorus
Ian Robertson, Choirmaster / chorus director
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Sep 13, 14, 15, 16 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

MTT conducts Yuja Wang and Appalachian Spring
Castiglioni, Inverno in-ver
Ravel, Piano Concerto in D major for the left hand
Copland, Appalachian Spring
Yuja Wang, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Clyde Scott, Video Artist
Sep 21, 22, 23 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

MTT conducts Stravinsky's Firebird
Stravinsky, Perséphone
Stravinsky, The Firebird
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
San Francisco Girls Chorus
Pacific Boychoir
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Sep 27, 28, 29, 30 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

MTT conducts Stravinsky's Petrushka and Rite of Spring
Stravinsky, Petrushka Suite (1947 version)
Stravinsky, Violin Concerto in D major
Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Oct 03, 07 mat, 11, 14 mat, 17, 20, 23, 26, 30

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
San Francisco Opera
Leo Hussain, Conductor
Shawna Lucey, Director
Robert Innes Hopkins, Set Designer
Carmen Giannattasio, Floria Tosca
Brian Jagde, Mario Cavaradossi
Scott Hendricks, Baron Scarpia
Joel Sorensen, Spoletta
Andrew Manea, Sciarrone
Dale Travis, Sacristan
Christian Pursell, A jailer
San Francisco Opera Chorus
Ian Robertson, Choirmaster / chorus director
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Oct 11 mat, 12, 13

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

SF Symphony plays Dvořák and Prokofiev
Prokofiev, Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra, (or symphony-concerto), Op.125
Dvořák, Symphony no. 8 in G major, Op.88
Truls Mørk, Cello
San Francisco Symphony
Manfred Honeck, Conductor
Sun 14 Oct at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Kissin plays Beethoven and Rachmaninov
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Rachmaninov, Preludes: selection
Evgeny Kissin, Piano
Oct 16, 19, 24, 28 mat, Nov 03

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

Arabella
Strauss R., Arabella
San Francisco Opera
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Tim Albery, Director
Ellie Dehn, Arabella
Heidi Stober, Zdenka
Brian Mulligan, Mandryka
Jill Grove, A fortune-teller
Hye Jung Lee, The Fiakermilli
Michaela Martens, Adelaide
Scott Quinn, Count Elemer
Daniel Johansson, Matteo
Christian Pursell, Count Lamoral
Richard Paul Fink, Count Waldner
San Francisco Opera Chorus
Ian Robertson, Choirmaster / chorus director
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Oct 18, 19, 20

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Boléro
Ravel, Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Bartók, Piano Concerto no. 3, Sz 119
Debussy, Images, for orchestra: Ibéria
Ravel, Boléro
Javier Perianes, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
Pablo Heras-Casado, Conductor
Sun 21 Oct at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

The Mariinsky Orchestra plays Stravinsky
Stravinsky, Feu d'artifice (Fireworks), Op.4
Stravinsky, Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra
Stravinsky, Symphony in C
Stravinsky, The Firebird: Suite (1919 version)
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Mon 22 Oct at 20:00

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Mariinsky plays Mahler and Rachmaninov
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Rachmaninov, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor for piano and orchestra, Op.43
Mahler, Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Oct 25, 26, 27

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

SF Symphony plays Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier
Clyne, Masquerade
Lalo, Symphonie espagnole, Op.21
Puts, Silent Night: Suite (World première)
Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite
Ray Chen, Violin
San Francisco Symphony
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Sun 4 Nov at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Hilary Hahn in recital
Hilary Hahn, Violin
Nov 08, 09, 10

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Borodin, Symphony no. 2 in B minor
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19: suite
Karen Gomyo, Violin
San Francisco Symphony
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Sun 11 Nov at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Czech Philharmonic plays Dvořák
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Dvořák, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
Dvořák, Symphony no. 7 in D minor, Op.70
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Semyon Bychkov, Conductor
Nov 15 mat, 16, 17, 18 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

MTT's From the Diary of Anne Frank
Tilson Thomas, From the Diary of Anne Frank
Beethoven, Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Nov 17, 20, 24 mat, 25 mat, 29, Dec 01, 04, 07, 09 mat

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

It's a Wonderful Life
Heggie, It's a Wonderful Life
San Francisco Opera
Patrick Summers, Conductor
Leonard Foglia, Director
Robert Brill, Set Designer
David C. Woolard, Costume Designer
William Burden, George Bailey
Golda Schultz, Clara
Kearstin Piper Brown, Clara
Rodney Gilfry, Henry F Potter
Andriana Chuchman, Mary Hatch Bailey
Joshua Hopkins, Harry Bailey
Keith Jameson, Uncle Billy
Sarah Cambidge, Soprano Winged Angel
Ashley Dixon, Alto Winged Angel
Amitai Pati, Tenor Winged Angel
Christian Pursell, Bass Winged Angel
San Francisco Opera Chorus
Ian Robertson, Choirmaster / chorus director
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Nov 23, 24, 25 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

MTT conducts Beethoven's NInth
Berg, Seven Early Songs (Sieben frühe Lieder)
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Susanna Phillips, Soprano
Kelley O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Davóne Tines, Bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Sun 2 Dec at 20:00

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Gautier Capuçon and Jean-Yves Thibaudet in recital
Debussy, Cello sonata in D minor
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38
Rachmaninov, Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Dec 12, 13 mat, eve, 14 mat, eve, 15 mat, eve, 16 mat, eve, 18 mat, eve, 19 mat, eve, 20 mat, eve, 21 mat, eve, 22 mat, eve, 23 mat, eve, 24 mat, eve, 26 mat, eve, 27 mat, eve, 28 mat, eve, 29 mat, eve

War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker (Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov, Helgi Tomasson)
San Francisco Ballet
Dec 14, 15

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Handel's Messiah
Handel, Messiah
Ying Fang, Soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, Tenor
Joshua Hopkins, Baritone
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Jane Glover, Conductor
2019 Jan 11, 12, 13 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Jaap van Zweden conducts Mozart and Bruckner
Mozart, Oboe Concerto in C major, K314
Bruckner, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, WAB 105
Eugene Izotov, Oboe
San Francisco Symphony
Jaap van Zweden, Conductor
2019 Jan 18, 19, 20 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Gabriela Montero plays Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto
Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.23
Sibelius, Lemminkäinen Suite (Four legends) for orchestra, Op.22
Gabriela Montero, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Conductor
Tue 22 Jan 2019 at 20:00

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Andsnes plays Schumann in recital
Schumann, 3 Romances, Op.28
Janáček, On an Overgrown Path (Book 1)
Bartók, Three Burlesques, Op.8c, Sz 47
Schumann, Carnaval, Op.9
Leif Ove Andsnes, Piano
2019 Jan 24, 25, 26

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

The SF Symphony plays Prokofiev's Fifth
Strauss R., Don Juan, Op.20
Norman, Cello Concerto
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Johannes Moser, Cello
San Francisco Symphony
Christian Reif, Conductor
Sun 27 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Leonidas Kavakos in recital
Leonidas Kavakos, Violin
2019 Jan 31, Feb 01, 02

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Blomstedt conducts Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony
Beethoven, Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 3 in A minor, "Scottish", Op.56
San Francisco Symphony
Herbert Blomstedt, Conductor
2019 Feb 07, 08, 09

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Gil Shaham and Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony
Mackey, Other (New work)
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Gil Shaham, Violin
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
2019 Feb 14 mat, 15, 17 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

András Schiff plays and conducts JS Bach
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 4 in A major, BWV1055
Bach, Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D major, BWV1068
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 7 in G minor, BWV1058
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 2 in B flat major, "Lobgesang" (Hymn of Praise), Op.52
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony
Sir András Schiff, Piano, Conductor
2019 Feb 22, 23, 24 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

SF Symphony performs Schumann
Schumann, Genoveva, Op.81: overture
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Lars Vogt, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Sun 3 Mar 2019 at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Russian National Orchestra showcases Rachmaninov
Rachmaninov, Vocalise, Op.34 no.14
Rachmaninov, Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, Op.18
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances, Op.45
George Li, Piano
Russian National Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, Conductor
2019 Mar 07, 08, 09

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

The SF Symphony plays Schumann, Liszt and Brahms
Schumann, Manfred Overture, Op.115
Liszt, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, S 124
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Sun 10 Mar 2019 at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Anne-Sophie Mutter in recital
Currier, Aftersong
Ravel, Violin Sonata no. 2 in G major
Debussy, Violin Sonata in G minor
Mozart, Violin Sonata in B flat major, "Strinasacchi", K454
Poulenc, Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op.119
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin
Lambert Orkis, Piano
2019 Mar 14, 15, 16, 17 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Christian Tetzlaff plays Mozart
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, "Strassburg", K216
Sibelius, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.43
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Sun 31 Mar 2019 at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Marc-André Hamelin in recital
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Sun 7 Apr 2019 at 19:30

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Midori and Jean-Yves Thibaudet in recital
Midori, Violin
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
2019 Apr 11, 12, 14 mat

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Emanuel Ax plays Brahms
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Zemlinsky, Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid), symphonic fantasia after H. C. Andersen
Emanuel Ax, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
Andrey Boreyko, Conductor
2019 Apr 18, 19, 20

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Fabio Luisi conducts Scheherazade
Glinka, Ruslan and Ludmilla: overture
Tchaikovsky, Variations on a Rococo Theme in A major, for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Mario Brunello, Cello
San Francisco Symphony
Fabio Luisi, Conductor
2019 Apr 25 mat, 26, 27

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco

Grimaud plays Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto
Wagner, Parsifal: Good Friday Music
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Mozart, Symphony no. 31 in D major, K297 (K300a) "Paris”
Barber, Symphony no. 1, Op.9
Hélène Grimaud, Piano
San Francisco Symphony
James Gaffigan, Conductor