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San Francisco Symphony

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The San Francisco Symphony is a world-renowned symphony orchestra that has been a staple of the Bay Area’s cultural scene for more than a century. Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has a celebrated history of performing a wide range of classical music for both local and international audiences.

They are known for their lively, passionate performances that are filled with some of the most beautiful classical music ever composed. It is one of the world's most progressive, innovative, and vibrant symphony orchestras, with a diverse repertoire of works by famed composers from across the globe and centuries.

From orchestral to operatic, classical music is one of the most beautiful forms of artistic expression. It is a genre of music that has been popular for centuries and encompasses a wide variety of composers and styles. From emotional and serene, to experimental and abstract, with such diversity, there is a something for all classical music lovers.

The San Francisco Symphony is one of the world’s leading performing arts organizations. Original programming, dynamic partnerships, and an unparalleled commitment to excellence have made it an essential cultural institution. The orchestra has performed many unforgettable concerts and has been conducted by such legendary masters as Leopold Stokowski, Bruno Walter, and Leonard Bernstein. It has received many prestigious awards and recognitions, including 12 Grammy Awards, Japan's Record Academy Award, the Grand Prix du Disque and the Gramophone award.

San Francisco Symphony 2021-2022 Calendar

For more than a century, the San Francisco Symphony has been committed to sharing the power of music with the community. The Symphony's rich tradition of innovative programming is both a celebration of classical music and a reflection of the cultural diversity of the Bay Area.

2021-2022 Season San Francisco Symphony

Where does the San Francisco Symphony play?

The Symphony plays at the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco.

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