Friday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m.
Davies Symphony Hall
Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the symphony and chorus in an entertaining presentation of Mendelssohn’s jovial music to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” featuring African-American Shakespeare Company actors and surprise guest stars. Includes preconcert libations and postconcert festivities. $225 & $360, 415-864-6000, sfsymphony.org