Shoreline Amphitheatre | Mountain View, California
This July 4th, you can celebrate America’s most favorite holiday at one of the most groundbreaking concerts in town! The state’s premier orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, is set to deliver a fantastic musical presentation performed by some of the most talented musicians in the world! The show, titled the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, will light up the Shoreline Amphitheatre on Tuesday 4th, July 2023! Held at one of San Francisco’s state-of-the-art concert venues, the performance will feature incredible artists, including esteemed conductor Edwin Outwater and several distinguished vocalists! Meanwhile, San Francisco Symphony serves as the main highlight of this once-in-a-lifetime concert, and they’re set to perform several must-hear songs, including the “Star-Spangled Banner,” “Let It Go” from Frozen,” “Mambo” and “Cool Fugue” from West Side Story,” and many more! Lastly, this momentous occasion ends with a fantastic fireworks display as its grand finale! If you want to celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang, then hurry and secure your tickets now!
The San Francisco Symphony brings a beautiful Independence Day celebration this upcoming Tuesday, 4th July. The Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular will feature a star-studded line-up with conductor Edwin Outwater, known for his recent collaboration with heavy metal band Metallica. Outwater will lead the 90-piece orchestra on this fantastic occasion. The symphony will also be led by several esteemed vocalists, such as Rosena Hill Jackson, Kelly Brandeburg, Ruby Day, and Gary Stanford. The event will feature a special show comprising several favorite films and musical hits. First and foremost, the event will start with an exhilarating performance of the Star-Spangled Banner. Mind you; this is not your ordinary adaption of America’s national anthem. The Symphony will showcase a Festival overture on The Star-Spangled Banner, giving the song the grand treatment. Some of the setlist’s songs include tracks from West Side Story, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, a Hercules Medley, and an orchestral Suite from Coco and Encanto.
The distinguished musicians in the orchestra’s 90-chair line-up include concertmaster and violinist Alexander Barantschik, first violinists Wyatt Underhill, Jeremy Constant, Mariko Smiley, Yun Chu, and many more. The San Francisco Symphony is led by creative director Esa-Pekka Salonen. The Finnish conductor and composer joined the company in 2020 and aimed to “expand the institution beyond the confines of the subscription season.” Moreover, Salonen’s tenure leading various prestigious orchestras, such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Philharmonia Orchestra, made him the perfect candidate to lead San Francisco Symphony into a new era.
Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony has become one of North America’s premier orchestras. During its early year, the symphony was led by conductor-composer Henry Hadley. The orchestra had a line-up of sixty musicians. Together, they performed their first concert comprising songs from Richard Wagner, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Franz Joseph Haydn, and many more. The orchestra performed a total of 13 shows during its first season. Over the years, the San Francisco Symphony went through several challenges and creative directors. By 1980, the San Francisco Symphony became the resident orchestra at the Louise M. Davis Symphony Hall. Their exemplary work for the past 26 years has earned them numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award and 15 Grammy Awards.
Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Shoreline Amphitheatre and let the San Francisco Symphony entertain you and your family with incredible music and fireworks!