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Mark C. Hanson Named Executive Director of The San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco, CA (July 7, 2017) – San Francisco Symphony (SFS) President Sakurako Fisher, on behalf of the Board of Governors, and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, today announced the appointment of Mark C. Hanson as Executive Director of the … Continua a leggere

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San Francisco Symphony Marks Composer John Adams’s 70th Birthday with Three-Weekend Celebration, February 10–25

SAN FRANCISCO, January 4 — The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) honors John Adams’s 70th birthday in a special three-weekend celebration of his music, February 10–25. First, John Adams curates the Symphony’s SoundBox performances February 10–11 in eclectic programs featuring his … Continua a leggere

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Michael Tilson Thomas and The San Francisco Symphony’s Recording of Mason Bates: Works for Orchestra Nominated for 2017 Grammy Award

SAN FRANCISCO, December 6, 2016 — Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony’s live concert recording of works by Bay Area composer Mason Bates was nominated for a 2017 Grammy® Award today in the category of Best Orchestral … Continua a leggere

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San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Conlon, and Wu Man Featured on Grammy Nominated Albums

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony’s Mason Bates: Works for Orchestra Nominated for Best Orchestral Performance Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony’s recording featuring Bay Area composer Mason Bates’s three largest electro-acoustic orchestral works … Continua a leggere

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Soundbox Launches its Third Season December 9–10, with Michael Tilson Thomas Leading a Centennial Celebration of American Musical Maverick Lou Harrison

San Francisco, October 28 — SoundBox, the San Francisco Symphony’s experimental performance venue and late-night live music series, opens its third season on December 9­–10 with SFS Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas curating and conducting two concerts celebrating the life … Continua a leggere

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Michael Tilson Thomas and The San Francisco Symphony Release All-Debussy Album on Sfs Media October 28, 2016

San Francisco – Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will release an all-Debussy album featuring three works that illustrate the French composer’s mastery of orchestration including Images pour orchestre, Jeux, and La plus que lente, on the Orchestra’s … Continua a leggere

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Brent Assink to Step Down as Executive Director of The San Francisco Symphony after 18 Seasons

San Francisco – Brent Assink, Executive Director of the San Francisco Symphony since 1999 and a shaper of Bay Area cultural life for almost two decades, today announced his plans to conclude his tenure with the Symphony in 2017. When … Continua a leggere

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