San Francisco Symphony

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Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony onstage at Davies Symphony Hall (Photo: Stefan Cohen)

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.

Mahler Symphony No. 9

January 21, 2021

Music director Michael Tilson Thomas conducts a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 9.

Isabel Leonard narrates ‘From the Diary of Anne Frank’

January 28, 2021

Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard joins the San Francisco Symphony to narrate music director Michael Tilson Thomas’ setting of From the Diary of Anne Frank. The program concludes with a performance of Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony.