Free San Francisco Symphony Concert | Stern Grove Festival
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Stern Grove | 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
An annual favorite, the San Francisco Symphony performs with Music Director and Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas in a rare summer appearance. The afternoon’s program features the iconic sounds of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with members of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus.
Stern Grove Festival 2012
Sunday Concerts at 2pm
June 24 – August 26, 2012
Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Blvd., SF
Since 1938, Stern Grove Festival has been the Bay Area’s home for outstanding performing arts in a beautiful outdoor setting, completely admission-free.
2012 Concert Schedule:
June 24 – The Big Picnic Starring Anita Baker
Featuring The Family Stone & Glide Ensemble
July 1 – Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Stone Foxes
July 8 – San Francisco Symphony
July 15 – Nitin Sawhney, Meshell Ndegeocello
July 22 – The E Family
July 29 – San Francisco Ballet, Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director
August 5 – Ozomatli, SMOD
August 12 – Al Jarreau and The George Duke Trio, Mara Hruby
August 19 – San Francisco Opera
August 26 – OK GO, The Family Crest
Concerts begin Sunday at 2pm. Bring a picnic and arrive early as the main Concert Meadow (and hillside) often fills up early and is closed to admittance once capacity is reached.
Muni buses: 23 and 28, exit at 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard
Muni Metro: K or M, exit at St. Francis Circle
Bike Valet Service
Bikes can be stored with the Festival’s new, free bike valet at the main entrance to the park at 19th and Sloat Boulevard. The valet service will open at 10:00 a.m. and close one hour after the concert ends. Bikes are not allowed in the Concert Meadow or Esplanade area of Stern Grove.
Driving / Parking:
- From the North Bay: Golden Gate Bridge to 19th Avenue/Park Presidio exit. Continue on 19th Avenue. Turn right at Sloat Boulevard.
- From the South Bay: 280-North to 19th Avenue exit. At the first stoplight, bear right onto Junipero Serra. Turn left at Sloat Boulevard.
- From the East Bay: Bay Bridge to 101-South to 280-South. Exit at Ocean Avenue and turn right. Bear right onto Junipero Serra. Turn left at Sloat Boulevard.
There is no public parking at Stern Grove and street parking is extremely limited.
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
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