Latest San Francisco Symphony Stories

2013-09-26 23:34:47

In response to rising tuition costs, the San Francisco Academy Orchestra, armed with a dynamic faculty of San Francisco Symphony members, has recently chosen 20 applicants among a talent pool

2010-04-27 09:00:00

- Distinguished maestro succeeds the late Erich Kunzel - WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today it was announced that top pops conductor Jack Everly will conduct the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) for the 2010 National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth, two of PBS' highest-rated programs which air live in HD from the West Lawn of the United States Capitol.

2010-02-24 17:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, who will be awarded the National Medal of Arts tomorrow by President Barack Obama.

2009-03-25 09:30:00

Acclaimed ensemble embark on orchestra tour of China this spring NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-renowned conductor, Seiji Ozawa, is taking his prestigious Seiji Ozawa Ongaku-juku on an orchestra tour of China this April.

2008-09-12 06:00:27

By Cheryl North Why would the management of New York's Carnegie Hall look all the way across the United States to San Francisco to fill the niche for its upcoming opening night gala commemorating the 90th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein's birth? Because the Bay Area's maestro Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are arguably the best qualified in the country to do the job.

2008-08-05 06:00:29

By Sue Gilmore

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.