The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) is an orchestra based in San Francisco. Since 1980, the orchestra has performed at the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall. The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus are part of the organization. Its current music director is Michael Tilson Thomas, who has held the position since September 1995.
... Standard Hour was a weekly radio broadcast by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera carried on NBC radio stations on Sundays at 830 p.m ... A 1943 brochure shows that the programs were carried on KPO in San Francisco, KFI in Los Angeles, KMJ in Fresno, KGW in Portland, Oregon, KOMO in Seattle, Washington, and KHQ in Spokane ... Is Yours composed by Julius Haug, a violinist in the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra ...
... CD/DIGITALMP3, 2001 Mahler Symphony no 4 / Tilson Thomas, Claycomb, San Francisco SO/DELOS SACD Hybrid, 2002 Il Salotto Vol 6 - La Partenza / Laura Claycomb, Bruce Ford, Manuela Custer, Roberto Servile ... Berlioz Benvenuto Cellini / Colin Davis / London Symphony Orchestra / London Symphony Chorus / Gregory Kunde, Laura Claycomb, Darren Jeffery, Peter Coleman-Wright, Andrew Kennedy ... Orff Carmina Burana HYBRID SACD - DSD Richard Hickox - Conductor, London Symphony Orchestra, Laura Claycomb, Barry Banks, Christopher Maltman / ""CHANDOS ...
... Award for Best Classical Album 2010 Mahler Symphony No. 8 Adagio from Symphony No. 2006 ... Mahler Symphony No ...
... Cellini' (recorded for Hanssler Classics) and as the soprano soloist in Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony ... With the San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas, she sang concerts of Schoenberg's Herzgewächse and Toch's Chinesische Flöte, concerts and a recording of Mahler's ... With the London Symphony Orchestra, Ms ...
... Label(s) References February 1953 Brahms Third Symphony (finale) (rehearsal) San Francisco Symphony Live recording, San Francisco Archiv Documents ADCD200, Nuova Era 2319 ...
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—Ben Hecht (18931964)
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—Dianne Feinstein (b. 1933)
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—Ben Hecht (18931964)