There’s no place like Davies Symphony Hall for the Holidays, so get your holiday outings on the calendar with the San Francisco Symphony with 12 amazing holiday shows to choose from in December!
Enter below for your chance to win a family 4-Pack (2 pair of tickets) of premium seats to your choice of 3 holiday Holiday performances at Davies Symphony Hall this December 2022.
Choose from 12 great shows to choose from including:
Photo by Stefan Cohen
12/1/22 7:30 PM, Thursday
12/2/22 7:30 PM, Friday
12/3/22 7:30 PM, Saturday
Xian Zhang leads Ludwig van Beethoven’s enduring Ninth Symphony, which celebrates the bonds of humanity and the glory of the creator in its triumphant “Ode to Joy.” Click Here for tickets!
THE COLORS OF CHRISTMAS
12/6/22 7:30 PM, Tuesday
12/7/22 7:30 PM, Wednesday
The Colors of Christmas is BACK! Join the SF Symphony and legendary artists Oleta Adams, Peabo Bryson, Ruben Studdard, and Jody Watley for a spectacular program of Christmas classics and greatest hits. Click Here for tickets!
12/9/22 7:30 PM, Friday
12/10/22 7:30 PM, Saturday
George Frideric Handel’s Messiah was an instant classic soon after its 1742 premiere and has been a holiday tradition around the world ever since. Through a dramatic series of arias, recitatives, and choruses, Handel offers a musical meditation on Christ’s birth, life, and resurrection—and his message of redemption. Masaaki Suzuki leads the SF Symphony and Chorus in this perennial favorite. Click Here for tickets!
PETER AND THE WOLF WITH THE SF SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA
12/11/22 2:00 PM, Sunday
Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless tale of a boy and his animal friends’ bravery is brought to life with a guest narrator who takes this classic musical fable from story to stage with the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. Click Here for tickets!
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COOL YULE CHRISTMAS
12/13/22 7:30 PM, Tuesday
Travel back in time to a bygone era as the San Francisco Symphony lights up the stage with songs made legendary by history’s most unforgettable crooners: Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. Featuring the show-stopping talents of Broadway vocalist Capathia Jenkins, acclaimed jazz singer and pianist Tony DeSare, and the SF Symphony Chorus, hear these artists lend their rich voices to a timeless selection of classic holiday hits and jazz standards. Click Here for tickets!
12/15/22 7:30 PM, Thursday
’Tis the season to be merry and gay! Co-emceed by conductor Edwin Outwater and drag sensation Peaches Christ, this adult-themed holiday variety show guarantees an evening of festive fun and fabulous flair. Hear holiday hits played by the SF Symphony, and be regaled by a star-studded lineup of iconic guests, delectable vocalists, and drag queens galore! Click Here for tickets!
This program includes mature content.
HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS – FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA
12/16/22 7:30 PM, Friday
12/17/22 2:00 PM, Saturday
Join us at Davies Symphony Hall for a magical movie experience and family-friendly holiday treat: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Directed by Ron Howard with music by James Horner, this vibrant 2000 adaptation brings Dr. Seuss’ beloved children’s tale to life, with plenty of laughs for audiences of all ages. Enjoy this festive film on the big screen like never before as the San Francisco Symphony performs the score LIVE to picture. Rated: PG Click Here for tickets!
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12/20/22 7:30 PM, Tuesday
Feel the power and precision of the SF Symphony brass section as they fill Davies Symphony Hall with a festive mix of classical and popular holiday favorites. Click Here for tickets!
ELF IN CONCERT – FILM WITH LIVE ORCHESTRA
12/21/22 7:30 PM, Wednesday
12/22/22 2:00 PM, Thursday
Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. This holiday season relive this heartwarming holiday classic on a giant screen as every note of John Debney’s wonderful score is played live to picture in: Elf™ in Concert! Rated: PG. Click Here for tickets!
A MERRY-ACHI CHRISTMAS
12/23/22 7:30 PM, Friday
Led by the incomparable José Hernández, Mariachi Sol de Mexico® returns to Davies Symphony Hall for a festive musical tribute to Mexico’s Christmas traditions. Experience a multicultural celebration as the ensemble sings and plays holiday favorites from both Mexico and America in a vibrant performance you won’t want to miss. Click Here for tickets!
Photo by Georgia Connick
HARRY CONNICK, JR. AND HIS BAND
12/24/22 2 PM, Saturday
A familiar face on stage and screen and one of the most beloved artists of our time, Harry Connick, Jr. has been thrilling audiences around the world for decades with his definitive take on Christmas classics, along with his own originals and fan favorites. This holiday season, join this Grammy-winning performer and his band for a festive Christmas Eve at Davies Symphony Hall. Click Here for tickets!
NEW YEAR’S EVE WITH SETH MACFARLANE
12/31/22 7:30 PM, Saturday
Before the clock strikes midnight, kick off your New Year’s Eve festivities with Seth MacFarlane and the San Francisco Symphony! The Academy Award and Grammy-nominated singer, actor, and director brings classic, crooning vocals and cool pizzazz to a “big band” era performance of jazz standards and holiday hits at Davies Symphony Hall. Click Here for tickets!