The San Francisco Symphony's third annual Film Series will come to an end later this month with screenings of Steven Spielberg's 1981 classic, E.T. The Extraterrestrial, from March 23 through 26. The symphony will accompany, performing John Williams's Grammy winning score live. For more information, click here.
2016 - 2017 Announcement
|2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)|
The SFS’s popular Film Series now enters its fourth year in the 2016-17 season with Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, featuring the music of J. Strauss, R. Strauss, Ligeti, and others. The SFS Chorus joins the Orchestra for three live performances conducted by Brad Lubman October 13-15. On January 7-8, the Orchestra performs the Leonard Bernstein score from 1954 crime drama On the Waterfront, directed by Elia Kazan. The film garnered 12 Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Marlon Brando and Best Director for Kazan. Raiders of the Lost Ark, directed by Steven Spielberg with music by John Williams, makes its swashbuckling debut on the SFS Film Series April 14-15. The iconic Casablanca (released in 1942) directed by Michael Curtiz with music by Max Steiner will be performed on June 2-3.