From left: Gaultier Capucon; Audra McDonald. (Photos: Julien Mignot and Autumn de Wilde)

Celebrate Spring With the SF Symphony


Spring is here, and with it comes the season's share of holidays celebrating the ones we love the most.

Spend time with Mom and Dad at the San Francisco Symphony, where the spring lineup has a bit of something for everyone.

Gautier Capuçon and Pines of Rome, May 10-12

Nature lovers will appreciate Respighi's Pines of Rome, which takes you on a voyage through Rome's majestic hills with its vivid Roman scenes, from children playing near a Renaissance villa to hymns echoing through the halls of the ancient catacombs. // Get tickets.

San Francisco Symphony Chorus: J.S. Bach's Magnificat, May 13

Chorus geeks (or anyone who likes to sing in the shower) won't want to miss J.S. Bach's greatest vocal work, Magnificat—a stunning choral showpiece that displays the immense range of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus. // Get tickets.

An Evening with Audra McDonald and the San Francisco Symphony, May 18

Calling all Broadway fans! The record-breaking six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald joins the San Francisco Symphony for an unforgettable evening filled with renditions of Broadway classics and contemporary musical theater works. // Get tickets.

MTT Conducts Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov: A Semi-Staged Event, June 14-17

Lovers of opera and Shakespearean tragedy will follow the rise and fall of the 16th century Tsar Boris Godunov in a story underpinned by ambition, power, and betrayal. Don't miss this semi-staged event with original video projections, costumes, scenery, and lighting design that combine to bring Mussorgsky's original orchestration to life. // Get tickets.