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					For Immediate Release / March 1, 2010

                  THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY’S 2010-2011 SEASON

                                                  All programs subject to change
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Friday, September 3 at 8:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
EUROPEAN TOUR BON VOYAGE CONCERT

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Paul Jacobs, organ                                                    TBA
San Francisco Symphony
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Tuesday, September 7 at 8:30 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
OPENING NIGHT GALA

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Jessye Norman, soprano                                                Berlioz/Roman Carnival Overture
San Francisco Symphony                                                Copland/In the Beginning
San Francisco Symphony Chorus                                         Ellington/Selected Songs
 Ragnar Bohlin, director                                                “Come Sunday”
                                                                        “Heaven”
                                                                        “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore”
                                                                        “Sophisticated Lady”
                                                                        “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”
                                                                      Ravel/Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2
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Wednesday, September 22 at 8:00 p.m.                                  Davies Symphony Hall
Thursday, September 23 at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 25 at 8:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Paul Jacobs, organ                                                    Harrison/Parade
Russ deLuna, English horn                                             Copland/Quiet City
Mark Inouye, trumpet                                                  Copland/Organ Symphony
San Francisco Symphony                                                Tchaikovsky/Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Opus 36
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Friday, September 24 at 12:00 noon                                    Justin Herman Plaza
FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Wednesday, September 29 at 8:00 p.m.                                  Davies Symphony Hall
Saturday, October 2 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, piano                                        Ravel/Rapsodie espagnole
Carey Bell, clarinet                                                  Debussy/Première Rapsodie for Clarinet
San Francisco Symphony                                                Debussy/Fantasie for Piano and Orchestra
                                                                      Berlioz/Scenes from Roméo et Juliette, Opus 17

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Thursday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m.                                   Mondavi Center, UC Davis
UC DAVIS CONCERT

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Jean-Frédéric Neuburger, piano                                        Ravel/Rapsodie espagnole
Carey Bell, clarinet                                                  Debussy/Première Rapsodie for Clarinet
San Francisco Symphony                                                Debussy/Fantasie for Piano and Orchestra
                                                                      Berlioz/Scenes from Roméo et Juliette, Opus 17

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Thursday, October 7 at 10:00 a.m. –                                   Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal
Thursday, October 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Friday, October 8 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 9 at 8:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Stephen Paulson, bassoon                                              Revueltas/Sensemayá
San Francisco Symphony                                                Villa-Lobos/Ciranda das sete notas
                                                                      Varèse/Amériques (revised version)
                                                                      Beethoven/Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92
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Sunday, October 10 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Thursday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m.                                     Flint Center, Cupertino
Friday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
Saturday, October 16 at 8:00 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
Sunday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall

Semyon Bychkov, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
Kirill Gerstein, piano                                                Ravel/Le Tombeau de Couperin
San Francisco Symphony                                                Rachmaninoff/Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,
                                                                        Opus 43
                                                                      Walton/Symphony No. 1 in B-flat minor
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Thursday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, October 22 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m.

James Conlon, conductor                                               PROGRAM:
Joshua Bell, violin                                                   Wagner/Prelude to Act I of Die Meistersinger von
San Francisco Symphony                                                  Nürnberg
                                                                      Bruch/Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Opus 26
                                                                      Dvořák/Carnival Overture, Opus 92
                                                                      Dvořák/In Nature’s Realm, Opus 91
                                                                      Dvořák/Othello Overture, Opus 93
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Sunday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano                                              Beethoven/Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Opus 58
Dresden Staatskapelle                                                 Brahms/Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 73
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Thursday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m.

Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor                                         PROGRAM:
Alice Sara Ott, piano                                                 Mendelssohn/Fingal’s Cave Overture, Opus 26
San Francisco Symphony                                                Liszt/Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major
                                                                      György Kurtág/Grabstein für Stephan, Opus 15/c
                                                                      Shostakovich/Symphony No. 12 in D minor, Opus 112,
                                                                        The Year 1917
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Sunday, October 31 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
YOUTH ORCHESTRA
                                                                      PROGRAM:
Donato Cabrera, conductor                                             TBA
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra
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SF Symphony 2010-2011 Season Calendar, page 4

Sunday, October 31 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Florence Gould Theater at the Palace of the Legion
CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE LEGION OF HONOR                                   of Honor

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Sunday, October 31 at 8:00 pm.                                        Davies Symphony Hall
HALLOWEEN MOVIE PRESENTATION
DR.. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
(John S. Robertson,1920)
Haunted House (short)
(Buster Keaton and Edward F. Cline, 1921)

Dennis James, organ
Mark Goldstein, percussion
Mark Manley, percussion
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Tuesday, November 2 at 8:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

                                                                      PROGRAM:
Murray Perahia, piano                                                 TBA
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Wednesday, November 3 at 8:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 5 at 8:00 p.m.

Carlos Kalmar, conductor                                              PROGRAM:
Joélle Harvey, soprano                                                Schnittke/Moz-Art à la Haydn
Nicholas Phan, tenor                                                  Haydn/Symphony No. 97 in C major
San Francisco Symphony                                                Orff/Carmina burana
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
  Ragnar Bohlin, director
Crowden School Chorus
   Laura Kakis Serper, director
Pacific Boychoir
   Kevin Fox, director
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Saturday, November 6 at 2:00 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
DÍA de los MUERTOS FAMILY CONCERT

Donato Cabrera, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Sunday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Mutter-Bashmet-Harrell Trio:                                          PROGRAM:
Anne Sophie Mutter, violin                                            Beethoven/String Trio in C minor, Opus 9, no. 3
Yuri Bashmet, viola                                                   Beethoven/Serenade in D major for Violin, Viola and
Lynn Harrell, cello                                                     Cello, Opus 8
                                                                      Beethoven/String Trio in E-flat major, Opus 3
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Tuesday, November 9 at 11:30 a.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
Wednesday, November 10 at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.
Friday, November 12 at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.
CONCERTS FOR KIDS

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Thursday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 13 at 8:00 p.m.

                                                                      PROGRAM:
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor and piano                                   Ravel/Piano Concerto in G major
Rufus Wainwright, vocalist                                            Rufus Wainwright/Five Shakespeare Sonnets
San Francisco Symphony                                                  (SFS Commission, World Premiere)
                                                                      Weill/Symphony No. 2
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Saturday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
MUSIC FOR FAMILIES

conductor TBA
San Francisco Symphony                                                PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Sunday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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SF Symphony 2010-2011 Season Calendar, page 6



Wednesday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m.                                   Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, November 19 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 20 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Elza van den Heever, soprano                                          Schubert/Music from Rosamunde
San Francisco Symphony                                                Strauss/Four Last Songs (Vier letzte Lieder)
                                                                      Strauss/Ein Heldenleben, Opus 40
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Sunday, November 21 at 6:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
ORGAN SERIES

Olivier Latry, organ                                                  PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Wednesday, November 24 at 10:00 a.m. –                                Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal
Wednesday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 27 at 8:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Yefim Bronfman, piano                                                 Brahms/Academic Festival Overture, Opus 80
San Francisco Symphony                                                Berg/Three Pieces from Lyric Suite
                                                                      Brahms/Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Opus 15
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Thursday, December 2 at 8:00 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, December 3 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 4 at 8:00 p.m.
PROJECT SAN FRANCISCO: John Adams
                                                                      PROGRAM:
John Adams, conductor                                                 John Adams/El Niño
Dawn Upshaw, soprano (Dec. 2, 4)
Jessica Rivera, soprano (Dec. 3)
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Bubeck, countertenor
Brian Cummings, countertenor
Steven Rickards, countertenor
Jonathan Lemalu, bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
 Ragnar Bohlin, director
San Francisco Girls Chorus
  Susan McMane, director

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Sunday, December 5 at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.                        Davies Symphony Hall
DECK THE HALL: 30TH ANNIVERSARY
CONCERT
                                                                      PROGRAM:
Children’s Holiday Concert and Party                                  TBA
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Sunday, December 5 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Florence Gould Theater at the Palace of the Legion
CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE LEGION OF HONOR                                   of Honor

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Monday, December 6 at 10:30 a.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
COMMUNITY DECK THE HALL

Children’s Holiday Concert and Party                                  PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Wednesday, December 8 at 10:00 a.m. –                                 Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal
Wednesday, December 8 at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 9 at 2:00 p.m.
Friday, December 10 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 11 at 8:00 p.m.
PROJECT SAN FRANCISCO: John Adams

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Gil Shaham, violin                                                    Cowell/Synchrony
San Francisco Symphony                                                Mozart/Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K.219
                                                                      John Adams/Harmonielehre
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Saturday, December 11 at 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.                           Davies Symphony Hall
Sunday, December 12 at 3:00 p.m.                                      Flint Center, Cupertino
PETER AND THE WOLF

Donato Cabrera, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
narrator TBA                                                          Prokofiev/Peter and the Wolf
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra
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Sunday, December 12 at 2:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
PROJECT SAN FRANCISCO: John Adams
CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES
                                                                      PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      Adams/Selected works TBD
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Monday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
Tuesday, December 14 at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.
COLORS OF CHRISTMAS

soloists TBA                                                          PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Saturday, December 18 at 2:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
MUSIC FOR FAMILIES

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Friday, December 31 at 9:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE BALL

conductor TBA
soloist TBA                                                           PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Thursday, January 6 at 2:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, January 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 8 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 9 at 2:00 p.m.

Kirill Karabits, conductor                                            PROGRAM:
Hélène Grimaud, piano                                                 Valentin Silvestrov/Elegie
San Francisco Symphony                                                Schumann/Piano Concerto in A minor, Opus 54
                                                                      Rachmaninoff/Symphonic Dances, Opus 45
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Thursday, January 13 at 2:00 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, January 14 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 15 at 8:00 p.m.

Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor                                       PROGRAM:
Vadim Gluzman, violin                                                 Mussorgsky/Prelude to Khovanshchina
San Francisco Symphony                                                Khachaturian/Violin Concerto
                                                                      Prokofiev/Scenes from Romeo and Juliet
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Tuesday, January 18 at 8:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Lang Lang, piano                                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Thursday, January 20 at 2:00 p.m.                                     Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, January 21 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 22 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 23 at 2:00 p.m.

Marek Janowski, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
Juho Pohjonen, piano                                                  Beethoven/Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Opus 60
San Francisco Symphony                                                Beethoven/Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Opus 37
                                                                      Beethoven/Leonore Overture No. 3, Opus 72a
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Sunday, January 23 at 7:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall

Itzhak Perlman, violin                                                PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Wednesday, January 26 at 10:00 a.m. –                                 Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal
Wednesday, January 26 at 8:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
Thursday, January 27 at 8:00 p.m.                                     Flint Center, Cupertino
Friday, January 28 at 6:30 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall

David Robertson, conductor                                            PROGRAM:
Leonidas Kavakos, violin                                              Dukas/The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
San Francisco Symphony                                                Prokofiev/Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 63
                                                                      Avner Dorman/Uriah
                                                                        (SFS Commission, World Premiere)
                                                                      Prokofiev/Symphony No. 1 in D major, Opus 25,
                                                                        Classical
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Saturday, January 29                                                  Davies Symphony Hall
CHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT AND
CELEBRATION
                                                                      PROGRAM:
conductor TBA                                                         TBA
soloist TBA
San Francisco Symphony
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Sunday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
ORGAN SERIES

Paul Jacobs, organ                                                    PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Wednesday, February 2 at 10:00 a.m. –                                 Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal
Wednesday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m.
Friday, February 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 5 at 8:00 p.m.

Marek Janowski, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
Chee-Yun, violin                                                      Beethoven/Symphony No. 1 in C major, Opus 21
Alisa Weilerstein, cello                                              Beethoven/Triple Concerto in C major, Opus 56
Jeremy Denk, piano                                                    Beethoven/Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 36
San Francisco Symphony
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Wednesday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
Thursday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m.                                    Flint Center, Cupertino
Friday, February 11 at 6:30 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
Saturday, February 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Ton Koopman, conductor                                                PROGRAM:
Mario Brunello, cello                                                 Bach/Orchestra Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068
San Francisco Symphony                                                Haydn/Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, H.VIIb:2
                                                                      C.P.E. Bach/Symphony in G major, Wq.183, no. 4
                                                                      Schubert/Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, D.485
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Saturday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
MUSIC FOR FAMILIES

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Sunday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Dmitri Hvorovstovsky, baritone                                        PROGRAM:
Ivari Ilja, piano                                                     TBA
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Thursday, February 17 at 2:00 p.m.                                    Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, February 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 19 at 8:00 p.m.

Bernard Labadie, conductor                                            PROGRAM:
David Greilsammer, piano                                              Mozart/Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K.183(173dB)
San Francisco Symphony                                                Mozart/Piano Concerto No. 5 in D major, K.175
                                                                      Mozart/Piano Concerto No. 8 in C major, K.246
                                                                      Mozart/Symphony No. 33 in B-flat major, K.319
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Sunday, February 20 at 2:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Wednesday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m.                                   Davies Symphony Hall
Thursday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m.
Friday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Jonathan Vinocour, viola                                              Feldman/Rothko Chapel
San Francisco Symphony                                                Mozart/Requiem in D minor, K.626
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
  Ragnar Bohlin, director
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Sunday, February 27 at 2:00 p.m.                                      Florence Gould Theater at the Palace of the Legion
CHAMBER MUSIC AT THE LEGION OF HONOR                                   of Honor

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Sunday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Zubin Mehta, conductor                                                PROGRAM:
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra                                         Haydn/Symphony No. 96 in D major, The Miracle
                                                                      Mahler/Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor
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Monday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Zubin Mehta, conductor                                                PROGRAM:
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra                                         Beethoven/Leonore Overture No. 3, Opus 72a
                                                                      Webern/Passacaglia, Opus 1
                                                                      Webern/Six Pieces for Orchestra, Opus 6 (rev. 1928)
                                                                      Schubert/Symphony in C major, D.944, The Great
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Thursday, March 3 at 8:00 p.m.                                        Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, March 4 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 6 at 2:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano                                   Hindemith/Concert Music for String Orchestra and
San Francisco Symphony                                                  Brass, Opus 50
                                                                      Grieg, Nielsen/Selected Songs
                                                                      Brahms/Serenade No. 1 in D major, Opus 11
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Thursday, March 10 at 8:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m.

Kurt Masur, conductor                                                 PROGRAM:
Susannah Biller, soprano                                              Mendelssohn/Symphony No. 4 in A major, Opus 90,
Itay Tiran, narrator                                                    Italian
San Francisco Symphony                                                Mendelssohn/A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Opus 61
San Francisco Girls Chorus                                              (in English)
  Susan McMane, director
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Sunday, March 13 at 2:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Donato Cabrera, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra                                TBA
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Sunday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Yefim Bronfman, piano                                                 PROGRAM:
                                                                      Schumann/Humoreske in B-flat major, Opus 20
                                                                      Rachmaninoff/Humoresque, Opus 10, no. 5
                                                                      Esa-Pekka Salonen/Humoreske
                                                                      Chopin/Twelve Études, Opus 10
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Monday, March 14 at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.                              Davies Symphony Hall
Tuesday, March 15 at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, March 17 at 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.
CONCERTS FOR KIDS

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra                                TBA
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Wednesday, March 16 at 8:00 p.m.                                      Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, March 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 19 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Ragnar Bohlin, conductor                                              PROGRAM:
Ingela Bohlin, soprano                                                Bach/Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Abigail Nims, mezzo-soprano
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Shenyang, bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
  Ragnar Bohlin, director
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Thursday, March 17 at 8:00 p.m.                                       Mondavi Center, U.C. Davis
UC DAVIS CONCERT

Ragnar Bohlin, conductor                                              PROGRAM:
Ingela Bohlin, soprano                                                Bach/Mass in B minor, BWV 232
Abigail Nims, mezzo-soprano
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Phan, tenor
Shenyang, bass-baritone
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
  Ragnar Bohlin, director
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Saturday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
MUSIC FOR FAMILIES

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Thursday, March 24 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, March 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 26 at 8:00 p.m.

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor                                          PROGRAM:
Arabella Steinbacher, violin                                          Mozart/Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K.218
San Francisco Symphony                                                Dvořák/Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Opus 95,
                                                                        New World
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Sunday, March 27 at 2:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Sunday, March 27 at 7:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor                                            PROGRAM:
Alisa Weilerstein, cello                                              Rimsky-Korsakov/Russian Easter Overture, Opus 36
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic                                         Shostakovich/Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major,
                                                                        Opus 107
                                                                      Brahms/Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Opus 98
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Monday, March 28 at 8:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor                                            PROGRAM:
Nikolai Lugansky, piano                                               Rachmaninoff/Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor,
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic                                           Opus 18
                                                                      Rimsky-Korsakov/Scheherazade, Opus 35
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Wednesday, March 30 at 10:00 a.m. –                                   Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal
Wednesday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 31 at 2:00 p.m.
Friday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 2 at 8:00 p.m.

Herbert Blomstedt, conductor                                          PROGRAM:
Yundi Li, piano                                                       Tchaikovsky/Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor,
San Francisco Symphony                                                  Opus 23
                                                                      Sibelius/Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 43
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Sunday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m.                                          Davies Symphony Hall
ORGAN SERIES

Jane Parker-Smith, organ                                              PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Thursday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m. –                                     Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal.
Thursday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m.                                        Flint Center, Cupertino
Friday, April 8 at 8:00 p.m.                                          Davies Symphony Hall
Saturday, April 9 at 8:00 p.m.                                        Davies Symphony Hall

Osmo Vänskä, conductor                                                PROGRAM:
Alexander Barantschik, violin                                         Mendelssohn/Violin Concerto in E minor, Opus 64
San Francisco Symphony                                                Vaughan Williams/Symphony No. 2,
                                                                        A London Symphony
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Sunday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES

Josep Pons, conductor                                                 PROGRAM:
Katia and Marielle Labèque, duo piano                                 Falla/Interlude and Dance from La vida breve
National Orchestra of Spain                                           Joan Albert Amargós/Concerto for Two Pianos
                                                                      Stravinsky/Suite from The Firebird
                                                                      Ravel/Boléro
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Thursday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, April 15 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Charles Dutoit, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
Gautier Capuçon, cello                                                Henri Dutilleux/Tout un monde lointain
San Francisco Symphony                                                Berlioz/Symphonie fantastique, Opus 14
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Thursday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m.                                       Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, April 29 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 30 at 8:00 p.m.

Peter Oundjian, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
Jonathan Biss, piano                                                  Christopher Rouse/The Infernal Machine
San Francisco Symphony                                                Beethoven/Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major,
                                                                        Opus 73, Emperor
                                                                      Brahms/Symphony No. 3 in F major, Opus 90
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Sunday, May 1 at 2:00 p.m.                                            Davies Symphony Hall
CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES

San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      PROGRAM:
                                                                      TBA
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Thursday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m.                                          Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, May 6 at 8:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                Mahler/Symphony No. 9 in D minor
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Saturday, May 7 at 8:00 p.m.                                          Davies Symphony Hall
Sunday, May 8 at 2:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Karina Gauvin, soprano                                                Mahler/Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Resurrection
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
  Ragnar Bohlin, director
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Thursday, May 12 at 8:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, May 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                Mahler/Symphony No. 6 in A minor
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Sunday, May 15 at 4:00 p.m.                                           Davies Symphony Hall
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CHORUS
CONCERT
                                                                      PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony Chorus                                         TBA
  Ragnar Bohlin, director
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Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 p.m.                                           Davies Symphony Hall
SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY
YOUTH ORCHESTRA
30th Anniversary Concert

Donato Cabrera, conductor                                             PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra                                TBA
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Tuesday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
PROJECT SAN FRANCISCO: Yuja Wang
CHAMBER MUSIC

Yuja Wang, piano                                                      PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony Musicians                                      TBA
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Thursday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m. –                                     Davies Symphony Hall
 Open Rehearsal
Thursday, June 16 at 8:00 p.m.
Friday, June 17 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m.
PROJECT SAN FRANCISCO: Yuja Wang

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Yuja Wang, piano                                                      Bartók/Romanian Folk Dances
San Francisco Symphony                                                Bartók/Piano Concerto No. 2
                                                                      Tchaikovsky/Act III from Swan Lake, Opus 20
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Tuesday, June 21 at 8:00 p.m.                                         Davies Symphony Hall
PROJECT SAN FRANCISCO: Yuja Wang
GREAT PERFORMERS SERIES
                                                                      PROGRAM:
Yuja Wang, piano                                                      TBA
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Thursday, June 23 at 8:00 p.m.                                        Davies Symphony Hall
Friday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 25 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor                                      PROGRAM:
Christine Brewer, soprano                                             Beethoven/Missa solemnis in D major, Opus 123
Katarina Karnéus, mezzo-soprano
Gregory Kunde, tenor
Ain Anger, bass
San Francisco Symphony
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
  Ragnar Bohlin, director
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Monday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m.                                           Shoreline Amphitheatre
FOURTH OF JULY CONCERT AND FIREWORKS

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Sunday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m.                                          Dolores Park
DOLORES PARK FREE CONCERT

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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Sunday, July 24 at 2:00 p.m.                                          Sigmund Stern Grove
STERN GROVE FREE CONCERT

conductor TBA                                                         PROGRAM:
San Francisco Symphony                                                TBA
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