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Los Angeles Philharmonic’s charismatic music director Gustavo Dudamel visits Northern California to lead the SF Symphony in music by Mozart and Mahler.
Music director Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the SF Symphony and violinist Leila Josefowicz in music by Stravinsky and Ogonek.
The orchestra’s 2022-2023 season saw seven finalists for its music director position presiding over once concert each.
Chicago-born flutist Demarre McGill joins music director Esa-Pekka Salonen and the SF Symphony to perform Notturno by the orchestra’s former music director, Michael Tilson Thomas.
Esa-Pekka Salonen leads works by Richard Strauss, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Anders Hillborg in a recital featuring pianist Yefim Bronfman.
Music director Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the SF Symphony and guest artist Pekka Kuusisto, violin in music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Bryce Dessner, and Franz Schubert.
Music director Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the SF Symphony and guest artists Jeremy Denk, piano, and Claire Chase, flute in music by Claude Debussy, Olivier Messiaen, and Kaija Saariaho.
Season Premiere: Music director Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the San Francisco Symphony in works by Hannah Kendall, Unsuk Chin, and Ludwig van Beethoven.
The 77-year-old had surgery last August for the tumor. He has conducted 20 concerts since then with the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the San Francisco Symphony.
The 76-year-old conductor had surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, and that the operation was successful.
Corky Siegel – the internationally acclaimed harmonica virtuoso, pianist, singer, composer, and musical alchemist whose signature blend of blues and classical has captivated audiences for over fifty years – wants to invite you into his living room.
San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas is among the awardees. Asked why he felt he was chosen for the award, Tilson Thomas laughed and said, “I guess I’ve just been around a long time!”…
Tilson Thomas is recovering following a successful operation at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
The musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra publicly called for management to return to the table to resolve the labor dispute now in its seventh week, the longest in the orchestra’s history.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra strike will persist, as the musicians’ union rejected management’s latest proposal late Monday night.
Salonen will take the baton from longtime music director Michael Tilson Thomas with the 2020-21 season.
Today, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced programming for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Center Presents 2018/19 season.