SF Symphony Gaa, 2017

San Francisco Symphony 2017

“It’s nice to see people in my generation dress up a bit,” observed Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, as he made his way through a black-tie crowd of music lovers at Davies Symphony Hall last week. “More than most nights at the Symphony, I’m getting to see a bunch of generations represented here, which is really fun.”

Jamie Chen and Steve Chen, co-founder of YouTube
Jamie Chen and Steve Chen, co-founder of YouTube

The occasion was the Opening Night Gala for the San Francisco Symphony’s 2017-18 season. Nearly 2,700 people attended the two-hour performance, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas, and featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Read all about the gala today at “Town & Country.