San Francisco Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

The San Francisco Symphony is widely considered to be among the most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions in the United States.

Since its beginning in 1911, it's been known for innovative programs that offer a spectrum of traditional repertory and new music. Today, the Orchestra's artistic vitality, recordings and groundbreaking multimedia educational projects, carry its impact throughout American musical life.

Bach and Mendelssohn

Apr 23, 2014

Andras Schiff, conductor and pianist

Mendelssohn: Fingal's Cave Overture

Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E, BWV 1053

Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90 'Italian'

Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C, K. 338  (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)

Listen Thursday April 24 at 8 p.m.

Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Arvo Part: Fratres

Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3  (Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano)

Respighi: Fountains of Rome

Respighi: Pines of Rome

Shostakovich: Symphony no. 9, Op. 70  (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)

Listen Thursday April 17 at 8 p.m.

Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

Samuel Carl Adams: Drift and Providence  (Samuel Carl Adams, electronica)

Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Copland: Our Town

Listen Thursday April 10 at 8 p.m.

Semyon Bychkov, conductor

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B minor 'Unfinished'

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 in G minor, Op. 105 'The Year 1905'

Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements  (Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor)

Listen Thursday April 3 at 8 p.m.

A new series of concerts from the San Francisco Symphony begins this week with guest conductor Semyon Bychkov conducting.

Wagner: Tannhauser Overture

Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26  (Pinchas Zukerman, violin)

Tchaikovsky: Sympbony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Kissine: Post-scriptum

Listen Thursday March 27 at 8 p.m.