Featuring a long red carpet and flowing Champagne, the San Francisco Symphony Opening Gala is one of the most glamorous events of the year. Celebrating the beginning of the 2016-2017 season, this signature event features a dashing dinner party and local celebrity appearances. Can't make to the Opening Gala on September 7? Don't worry – there's a whole new season of special events and performances that you can make plans to attend with the San Francisco Symphony. Highlights include:
- The Beauty and Drama of Italy feat. Rossini, R. Strauss, Verdi, Allegri, and Vivaldi
- Film Series with Casablanca, Raiders of the Lost Ark, On the Waterfront, and 2001: A Space Odyssey
- Guest Artists: Yuja Wang, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Yefim Bronfman, Gil Shaham, Emanuel Ax, and Joshua Bell
- Birthday Celebrations: John Adams, Steve Reich, Lou Harrison, and Herbert Blomstedt
Buy tickets in advance online for the Opening Gala and individual shows. Season passes are also available. Are you planning to visit the Bay Area soon? Our waterfront hotel offers an immaculate blend of service, style, and setting. Questions? For more information about our European-inspired hotel or about San Francisco events, please contact us directly at 1 (415) 495-2100. Our friendly staff is always here to help.