American Mavericks

Blazing new trails in 2012, MTT and the San Francisco Symphony present American Mavericks, a slate of concerts and special events focusing on the voices who created a new American sound for the twentieth century and beyond. From March 8-18 in San Francisco, MTT and the Orchestra explored maverick composers and performers and their music.  Now, the SFS takes the concerts on tour, to Chicago, Ann Arbor, and New York City. View all events


Adieu, Mavericks

With the American Mavericks Festival and Tour now complete, Davies Symphony Hall is quiet without percussion polyrhythms coming up through the floors, Paul Jacobs on the Ruffatti organ making us wonder if we just had a minor earthquake, and running into an array of props, sets, and weirdo instruments backstage.  Not to say we’re not […]


Lead underwriters of the American Mavericks Festival are David & Roberta Elliott and Lyman & Carol Casey. Additional support is provided by Marcia & John Goldman, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Columbia Foundation, the Paul L. Wattis Foundation, and The Aaron Copland Fund for Music.