San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS), founded in 1911, is an American orchestra based in San Francisco, California. Since 1980, the orchestra is resident at the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall in the City's Hayes Valley neighborhood. The San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra (founded in 1981) and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus (1972) are part of the organization. Since 1995, Michael Tilson Thomas has been the orchestra's music director. Tilson Thomas is scheduled to conclude his tenure as the orchestra's music director in 2020, when Esa-Pekka Salonen is scheduled to become the orchestra's next music director.

Among the orchestra's awards and honors are an Emmy Award and 15 Grammy Awards in the past 26 years.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1911

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PCVE-42008 12-in. 2/20/1928 Leonore overture, no. 3 : Adagio Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42009 12-in. 2/20/1928 Leonore overture, no. 3 : Allegro Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42010 12-in. 2/20/1928 Leonore overture, no. 3 : Allegro Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42011 12-in. 2/21/1928 Leonore overture, no. 3 Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42012 12-in. 2/21/1928 Phedre overture Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42013 12-in. 2/21/1928 Phedre overture Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42014 12-in. 2/21/1928 Les preludes (Symphonic poem no. 3) Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42029 12-in. 2/27/1928 Les preludes (Symphonic poem no. 3) Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42031 12-in. 2/27/1928 Les preludes (Symphonic poem no. 3) Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42032 12-in. 2/27/1928 Les preludes (Symphonic poem no. 3) Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PBVE-42033 10-in. 2/27/1928 Le Cid : Ballet Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PBVE-42034 10-in. 2/28/1928 Le Cid : Ballet Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PBVE-42035 10-in. 2/28/1928 Le Cid : Ballet Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PBVE-42036 10-in. 2/28/1928 Le Cid : Ballet Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PBVE-42037 10-in. 2/28/1928 Le Cid : Ballet Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PBVE-42038 10-in. 2/28/1928 Le Cid : Ballet Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42039 12-in. 2/28/1928 Vals de concert Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PCVE-42040 12-in. 2/28/1928 Vals de concert Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PC-55 12-in. 1/19/1925 Fra Diavolo overture Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PC-56 12-in. 1/19/1925 Fra Dialovo overture Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PC-61 12-in. 1/24/1925 Parsifal : Prelude Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PC-62 12-in. 1/24/1925 Parsifal : Prelude Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PC-63 12-in. 1/26/1925 Parsifal : Prelude Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PC-64 12-in. 1/26/1925 Phedre overture Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
Victor PC-75 12-in. 1/31/1925 Good Friday spell Alfred Hertz ; San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Orchestra Musical group  
(Results 1-25 of 58 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "San Francisco Symphony Orchestra," accessed August 15, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103524.

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 15, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103524.

"San Francisco Symphony Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 15 August 2020.

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