San Francisco Unified School District with music from grades 1 through 5 and invites them to two free concerts for a first hand experience.

With Michael Tilson Thomas, or MTT, as its Music Director since 1995 the San Francisco Symphony continues to successfully entertain and inspire by bringing music to the people. On the 10th, 11th, and 12th of May, MTT and the San Francisco Symphony will be performing a concert capturing the vibrant energy of the Barbary Coast, which will take you on a journey through San Francisco’s history at the turn of the century, complimented by video elements, remembering the great virtuosi that visited San Francisco, the earthquake and its ramifications, and the founding of the San Francisco Symphony with references to its first performances, and an audience sing-along of cherished tunes from the olden days.

Get cultured and celebrate the Symphony’s Centennial. Visit for schedules and information.

    Symphony Photos courtesy of the San Francisco Symphony.


    Barbary Coast and Beyond: Music from the Gold Rush to the Panama-Pacific Exposition.

    Music from the Gold Rush to the Panama-Pacific Exposition Program to include works by Bull, Gottschalk, Liszt, Meyerbeer, Offenbach, Wieniawski, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Sousa, and Saint-Saëns Sing along with the Orchestra to “California, Here I Come”, “Hello, Frisco, Hello!”, “Hail! California”, and “San Francisco”

    May 10-12 2012
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