Skip to Navigation Skip to Content

symphony

Smart Arts: SF's Classic Cultural Institutions Get Hip to the Next Generation

Soundbox

San Francisco's most venerated arts establishments are connecting with the next generation of audiences through modern, electrified programming, interactive events, and plenty of booze.

Opening Night at the SF Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony welcomes its 99th season at tonight’s Opening Night Gala. Glammed-out guests will promenade through the lush glow of Davies Hall’s opulent lobbies and then treat their ears to the sounds of incomparable soprano Jessye Norman. After the concert, there is the difficult choice of which afterparty to attend. But both have cocktails, dancing, snacks, and entertainment, so you really can't go wrong either way.  Tickets range from $140 - $265, but the requisite sparkling wine is complimentary. What makes the gala event more impressive is knowing that all proceeds go to SF Symphony educatio

Daily Newsletters

Essential SF knowledge in your inbox