San Francisco Symphony

Thursdays at 10:00 pm
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts

Weekly concerts recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco.

Since its beginning in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the orchestra’s artistic vitality, recordings, and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects carry its impact throughout American musical life. The Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, who has served as music director since 1995, have been praised by the critics for their musicianship, for their innovative programming, for bringing the works of American composers to the fore, and for bringing new audiences into Davies Symphony Hall.

Pianist Daniil Trifonov plays Rachmaninoff

June 20, 2019

Maestro Tilson Thomas conducts two Sibelius symphonies, then pianist Daniil Trifonov joins the San Francisco Symphony to perform Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3.

Mahler Symphony No. 3

June 27, 2019

To conclude this year’s San Francisco Symphony broadcast season, the San Francisco Symphony performs Mahler’s massive Symphony No. 3. Joining this performance are mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, the Pacific Boy Choir, and the Women of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus.