San Francisco Symphony

Formed 1911
San Francisco Symphony
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1911
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San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony Biography (Wikipedia)

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS), founded in 1911, is an American orchestra based in San Francisco, California. Since 1980, the orchestra is resident at the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in the City's Hayes Valley neighborhood. The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra (founded in 1981) and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus (1972) are part of the organization. Since 1995, Michael Tilson Thomas has been the orchestra's music director. Tilson Thomas is scheduled to conclude his tenure as the orchestra's music director in 2020, when Esa-Pekka Salonen is scheduled to become the orchestra's next music director.

Among the orchestra's awards and honors are an Emmy Award and 15 Grammy Awards in the past 26 years.

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John Adams
Short Ride in a Fast Machine
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Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Claude Debussy
La plus que lente
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La plus que lente
Michael Tilson Thomas
Short Ride In A Fast Machine
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Short Ride In A Fast Machine
Carl Nielsen
Oriental Festive March (Aladdin)
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Oriental Festive March (Aladdin)
Gustav Mahler
Der Trunkene im Frühling
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Der Trunkene im Frühling
Carl Nielsen
Symphony no. 2 "The Four Temperaments", iv: Allegro Sanguineo
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Symphony no. 2 "The Four Temperaments", iv: Allegro Sanguineo
Hector Berlioz
Ouverture pour la Tempête de Shakespeare
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Ouverture pour la Tempête de Shakespeare
John Adams, Orli Shaham, Marc-André Hamelin, Synergy Vocals, San Francisco Symphony & Michael Tilson Thomas
Grand Pianola Music (Part II 'On the dominant divide')
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Grand Pianola Music (Part II 'On the dominant divide')
Maurice Ravel
Shéhérazade
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Shéhérazade
Aaron Copland
Hoe-down (Rodeo - Four Dance Episodes)
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Hoe-down (Rodeo - Four Dance Episodes)
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No 1 in D major
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Symphony No 1 in D major
Henry Cowell
Piano Concerto
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Piano Concerto
Arnold Schoenberg
Theme and Variations Op 43b
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Theme and Variations Op 43b
Hector Berlioz
Romeo and Juliet, Op.17 Part 2: No.4 'Scherzo: Queen Mab'
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Romeo and Juliet, Op.17 Part 2: No.4 'Scherzo: Queen Mab'
John Adams
Tromba lontana
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Tromba lontana
Aaron Copland
Fanfare for the Common Man
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Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland
El Salón México
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El Salón México
Aaron Copland
Buckaroo Holiday (Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo)
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Buckaroo Holiday (Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo)
John Adams
Short Ride in a Fast Machine
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Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Sergei Prokofiev
Arrival of the Guests (Romeo and Juliet)
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Arrival of the Guests (Romeo and Juliet)
Henry Litolff
Concerto symphonique No 4 in D minor (2nd mvt)
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Concerto symphonique No 4 in D minor (2nd mvt)
Edvard Grieg
Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)
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Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)
Ottorino Respighi
Pines of Rome (The Pines of the Villa Borghese)
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Pines of Rome (The Pines of the Villa Borghese)
Léo Delibes
Sylvia, Act III: Cortege de Bacchus
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Sylvia, Act III: Cortege de Bacchus
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No 10 in F major
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Hungarian Dance No 10 in F major
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No 3 in E flat major Op.55 (Eroica)
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Symphony No 3 in E flat major Op.55 (Eroica)
Béla Bartók
Piano Concerto No 2 (Sz 95)
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Piano Concerto No 2 (Sz 95)
Charles Ives
Decoration Day (2nd movt from Symphony: New England Holidays)
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Decoration Day (2nd movt from Symphony: New England Holidays)
Johannes Brahms
Song of Destiny, Op 54
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Song of Destiny, Op 54
Sergey Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor, Op 40
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Piano Concerto No 4 in G minor, Op 40
Antonín Dvořák
Carnival Overture, Op 92
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Carnival Overture, Op 92
Carl Nielsen
Aladdin: Oriental Festive March; Aladdin's Dream and Dance of the Morning Mist
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Aladdin: Oriental Festive March; Aladdin's Dream and Dance of the Morning Mist
Claude Debussy
La plus que lente
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La plus que lente
Edo de Waart, John Adams & San Francisco Symphony
The Chairman Dances
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The Chairman Dances
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Playlists featuring San Francisco Symphony


Past BBC Events

Proms 2015: Prom 61: San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-08-31T15:34:41
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2015
Proms 2015: Prom 61: San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas

Proms 2015: Prom 61: San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2015: Prom 60: Mahler – Symphony No. 1
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-08-30T15:34:41
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Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Prom 60: Mahler – Symphony No. 1

Proms 2015: Prom 60: Mahler – Symphony No. 1

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2015: Proms Extra
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Royal College of Music
2015-08-30T15:34:41
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Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Proms Extra

Proms 2015: Proms Extra

Royal College of Music
Proms 2007: Prom 65
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Royal Albert Hall
2007-09-02T15:34:41
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Sep
2007

Proms 2007: Prom 65

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Prom 64
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Royal Albert Hall
2007-09-01T15:34:41
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2007

Proms 2007: Prom 64

Royal Albert Hall

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