The San Francisco Symphony's Bach-focused season continues, and Travelzoo subscribers can save 50% on tickets to concerts in May. See Conductor Ton Koopman lead the SFS in two Bach programs, a performance by New York Times-acclaimed violinist Christian Tetzlaff and a family program exploring musical inspiration.
Choose from the following concerts at Davies Symphony Hall:
- "Bach – For the Soul"
Enjoy the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and Carl Philip Emanuel Bach as Ton Koopman illuminates two generations of the Bach family genius. Tickets are $17-$56.50 (reg. $34-$113).
- Thursday, May 1 at 2 p.m.
- Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m.
- Saturday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
- Sunday, May 4 at 2 p.m.
- "Music for Families with the San Francisco Symphony"
Conductor Donato Cabrera leads the SFS in music by composers who use symphonic sounds to capture the sights and sounds of the world around them. Tickets are $13-$24.50 (reg. $26-$49) for the performance on Saturday, May 3, at 2 p.m.
- "Bach – For the Spirit"
Ton Koopman’s second Bach survey highlights complementary facets of Bach's sacred and secular music. The concert opens with a festive cantata and concludes with the earliest settings of the "Kyrie" and "Gloria." Tickets are $18.50-$56.50 (reg. $37-$113).
- Thursday, May 8 at 8 p.m.
- Friday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 10 at 8 p.m.
- "Christian Tetzlaff plays Bach"
The New York Times praises Tetzlaff for the “clarity and solidity… sharp articulation ... [and] intensity of the emotional charge he draws from this music.” Tickets are $23-$62 (reg. $46-$124) for the performance on Sunday, May 11, at 7 p.m.
Travelzoo Tip: Informative talks before "Bach - For the Soul" and "Bach - For the Spirit" begin one hour prior to concerts and are free to ticket holders.