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Drawing on themes of contrast and opposition and likely influenced by the aftermath of World War I, Nielsen’s Symphony No. 5 uses a nontraditional two movement structure. The first movement is a ba...
53 mins ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 12:19
In a piece he first wrote for children to play on the piano, Maurice Ravel found magical new sounds for the orchestra. Program Note Podcast hosted by KDFC’s Rik Malone. For more podcasts go to: htt...
53 mins ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 0:16
Embarking on a new direction: Introducing Esa-Pekka Salonen’s first season with the San Francisco Symphony and a new visual identity that matches the dynamic journey ahead. Credits: Visual Ident...
5 days ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 12:21
A child prodigy, Saint-Saëns was not only a gifted composer but an accomplished pianist who could perform all of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas from memory by the age of ten. Composed for the Philha...
12 days ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 1:13
The San Francisco Symphony presented its annual Chinese New Year Concert & Emerald Banquet on Saturday, February 1, 2020, marking the 20th anniversary of this event. Chaired by Lawrence & Gorretti ...
12 days ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 9:30
Beethoven spoke of setting out upon a fresh path with his Second Symphony, and even included veiled musical jokes, which shocked the sensibilities of many critics. Produced between the widely popul...
19 days ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 3:11
For the last 14 years, San Francisco Symphony Principal Flute Tim Day and Associate Principal Flute Robin McKee have performed beautiful music together as husband and wife. The Symphony sweethearts...
19 days ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 1:29
Driving the marriage of music and poetry into the present, MTT leads the San Francisco Symphony in the world premiere of his latest composition, Meditations on Rilke, a six-part song cycle based on...
1 month ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 6:40
In 1906, Maurice Ravel made some sketches for a tribute to Johann Strauss, the Waltz King. By the time he got back to it, World War I had ravaged Europe, and Ravel's tribute had turned into somethi...
1 month ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 1:19
Driving the marriage of music and poetry into the present, MTT leads the San Francisco Symphony in the world premiere of his latest composition, Rilke Songs, a six-part song cycle based on the lyri...
2 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 1:25
An SFS commission, this concerto by L.A.-based composer Adam Schoenberg is part of the SF Symphony’s ongoing exploration of the new American Sound. Stay connected with us: Facebook: http://faceboo...
2 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 1:30
Get a taste of Vienna when native son Manfred Honeck conducts two masterworks from the Imperial City. It was 1781 when Mozart defied his father and relocated to Vienna, a place that today boasts of...
3 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 16:20
Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 "The Romantic" was a departure from his usual symphonic testaments of faith. It's a journey into the Age of Chivalry, of knights, quests, and - above all - the hunt. Conce...
3 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 10:00
"Richard Strauss' Metamorphosen for 23 Solo Strings was his musical response to a life, and a world, gone to pieces." Concerts 11/14-11/16 at Davies Symphony Hall. For tickets go to https://www.sfs...
3 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 1:01
This year at the San Francisco Symphony, experience festive favorites like carols played by the Orchestra, soulful classics, rockin’ hits, holiday sing-alongs, and much more! With Davies Symphony H...
3 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 0:27
‘Tis the season to be merry and gay! Co-emceed by conductor Edwin Outwater and drag sensation Peaches Christ, this old-fashioned holiday variety show guarantees an evening of festive fun and fabulo...
3 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 0:31
In the inaugural San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra concert conducted by new Wattis Foundation Music Director Daniel Stewart, our phenomenal young musicians ignite the stage with an action-pack...
3 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 1:05
Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Karina Canellakis makes her San Francisco Symphony debut in a presentation of music by two Russian heavyweights: Prokofiev’s ravishin...
3 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 15:36
Shostakovich's 7th Symphony became a symbol of the wartime alliance between the US and the USSR. But the road to victory is never easy, and it wasn't long before both the musical and the political ...
4 months ago
sfsymphony - YouTube - 13:51
Originally composed for solo piano (and later orchestrated by Ravel), Pictures at an Exhibition was written by Modest Mussorgsky after he visited a retrospective exhibit of the works of his friend ...
4 months ago
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