2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave
Price $34 – $79
Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog with the San Francisco Symphony at this family event that draws on both ancient and contemporary traditions. Arrive at 2pm for the activity-filled Festival Reception with Chinese instruments, lion dancing, “lucky” red envelopes, entertainment, tea bars, sweet and savory bites, and more.
Date: February 24, 2018
Time: Festival Reception begins at 2pm, Concert begins at 3pm, Imperial Dinner 5pm.
Festival Reception will include a host of activities Chinese instruments, lion dancing, calligraphy, tea bars, complementary bites, and more!
Concert will be a mix of Western and Chinese favorites conducted by Xian Zhang (the first woman to be named music director of an Italian symphony orchestra)
Highlight will include music from Tan Dun, composer of the Academy Award-winning film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Acclaimed pianist Zhang Zuo will perform Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.
Chinese New Year Concert – dedicated to The Honorable Edwin Mah Lee, 43rd Mayor of the city and County of San Francisco.
Continue the festivities after the concert by purchasing a ticket to the Imperial Dinner, where guests enjoy a multi-course seated dinner, dazzling entertainment, and some surprises as well!
Call the San Francisco Symphony Volunteer Council for details at 415-503-5500.