Great Performances

San Francisco Symphony at 100

Preview: Season 37 Episode 41 | 5m

San Francisco Symphony's Centennial Season opening night gala, conducted by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, will air Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). The two-hour broadcast is hosted by author Amy Tan and features Tilson Thomas conducting the Orchestra and two of the leading artists of our time: legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and the dynamic pianist Lang Lang.

Aired: 03/29/12

Rating: NR

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GREAT PERFORMANCES is made possible by the Irene Diamond Fund, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Rosalind P. Walter, The Agnes Varis Trust, The Starr Foundation, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Lenore Hecht Foundation, Abra Prentice Foundation, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Jody and John Arnhold, Anne Ray Charitable Trust, and PBS.