“Esa-Pekka Salonen … announced today … his first full season at the head of the San Francisco Symphony,” writes Janos Gereben in Tuesday’s (6/29) San Francisco Classical Voice. “World premieres of SF Symphony co-commissions include Song of the Flaming Phoenix (火凤凰的笙音) by Fang Man, a sheng concerto to be performed by Wu Wei; … works by Camille Norment and Cécile McLorin Salvant, Tania Leon, Allison Loggins-Hull, Jessie Montgomery, Carolyn Yarnell, and Pamela Z…. Collaborative Partner Julia Bullock [will perform] a new version of ‘History’s Persistent Voice’ … inspired by artwork and words penned by Black American artists…. The … All San Francisco Concert for social service and neighborhood organizations, on Sept. 30, will offer John Adams’s Slonimsky’s Earbox, Ginastera’s Estancia Suite, songs by Wayne Shorter, and Silvestre Revueltas’s ‘Noche de encantamiento,’ from La noche de los Mayas, with … Esperanza Spalding, vocals and bass, and Alonzo King LINES Ballet…. Former Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas returns to conduct … the world premiere of SFS principal trombonist Timothy Higgins’s Trombone Concerto…. The staged program for June 10–12, 2022, is Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex, along a new staged production of the composer’s Symphony of Psalms, conceived by Salonen and director Peter Sellars.”