San Francisco Symphony Names Salonen As Music DirectorEsa-Pekka Salonen will become music director of the San Francisco Symphony starting with the 2020-21 season.
Schoolkids Wowed By Free San Francisco Symphony ConcertsSome 4,000 kids aged from took over Davies’ Symphony Hall Monday morning for the annual “Deck the Halls” community day concerts put on by the San Francisco Symphony although some were a little unclear what a “symphony” even was.
Itzhak Perlman Stars At San Francisco Symphony Opening Night GalaSF Symphony Gala co-chairs Michael Nguyen-Hormel and James Hormel talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the opening night event.
S.F. Singer, 3 Others Accuse Famed Symphony Conductor of Sexual MisconductThree opera singers and a classical musician say that conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted them between 1985 and 2010. Within hours of the story's release, the San Francisco Symphony severed all ties with Dutoit.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In The Bay AreaA 4th of July concert can be a great way to celebrate our country’s annual holiday. Celebrate patriotism with one of these Bay Area 4th of July shows.
Guide To The San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts CenterAt San Francisco's Civic Center, culture, history and government intersect. Like so much in San Francisco, the area literally rose from the ashes of the 1906 Great Earthquake and Fire which destroyed City Hall and 80 percent of the city. Today, the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center is a collection of neoclassical buildings to house the city's internationally renowned performance companies.
Best 2015 Holiday-Themed Stage Productions In San FranciscoSan Francisco's professional stage performances get audiences into the holiday mood throughout the month. Some of the song and dance highlights include the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Symphony, musicals and cabaret.
Best Halloween-Themed Stage Performances In San FranciscoHalloween falls on a Saturday night this year, sure to make one of America's most popular holidays all the more so. Make your plans for some grown-up fun in San Francisco, which is very much into the 40th anniversary of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
Best 2014 New Year's Eve Concerts In The San Francisco Bay AreaPicking just the right event on New Year's Eve is part of the holiday fun! After all, it's the biggest party of the year. Here we offer a nice range of musical choices and interesting venues.
Broadway Great, Audra McDonald Kicks-Off The SF Symphony's 102nd SeasonThe San Francisco Symphony is celebrating the start of its 102nd season tonight with an opening night gala at Davies Symphony Hall...
San Francisco Symphony Labor Deal ApprovedOfficials with the San Francisco Symphony say its Board of Governors and musicians of the orchestra have approved and ratified a 26-month collective bargaining agreement.