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Throughline: San Francisco Symphony - from Hall to Home

San Francisco Symphony

San Francisco Symphony Throughline: San Francisco Symphony - from Hall to Home

This year the San Francisco Symphony welcomes new Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen and eight Collaborative Partners with a digital concert event that charts a new direction for the Orchestra. 

The vibrant program includes music by Ellen Reid, John Adams, Kev Choice, and Ludwig van Beethoven, and is highlighted by the world premiere of Collaborative Partner Nico Muhly’s Throughline, a San Francisco Symphony commission written specifically for a digital medium and filmed in locations around the world.

Throughline: San Francisco Symphony—From Hall to Home will broadcast locally in the Bay Area on November 14 at 7pm PST on KQED Public Television and simultaneously stream worldwide on this page, where it will remain for on-demand viewing. 

  • Venue: Online
  • Date: Sat November 14, 2020 7:00pm
  • City:
  • Tickets: (415) 503-5351

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Ellen Reid

Fear / Release

John Adams

Shaking and Trembling from Shaker Loops

Kev Choice feat. AÏMA the DRMR (musical preparation by Jack Perla)


Ludwig van Beethoven

Allegro con brio from String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Opus 95

Nico Muhly

Throughline (World Premiere and San Francisco Symphony Commission)


Esa-Pekka Salonen

Music Director

Nico Muhly

Composer, Conductor, Piano

Claire Chase

Bass Flute