Michael Tilson Thomas

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Airs Monday, July 16, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring Mahler's Symphony No. 7 in E minor and Schumann's Symphony No. 3.

San Francisco Symphony On Stage
Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, July 9, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring violinist Alexander Barantschik in the tale of Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov. The concert opens with Debussy's En blanc et noir orchestrated by Holloway and we'll also hear My Father Knew Charles Ives by Adams.

Stefan Cohen / San Francisco Symphony

Airs Monday, July 2, 2018, at 1 p.m. This week the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra continues its season under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas with a concert featuring Steven Braunstein on contrabassoon and violinist Alexander Barantschik in a concert featuring Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta by Bela Bartók, Urban Legend by Michael Tilson Thomas, and Ein Heldenleben, the Opus 40 of Richard Strauss.

Airs Monday, October 16, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week with Michael Tilson Thomas leading the orchestra in the Symphony No. 1 in D major by C.P.E. Bach, the Symphony No. 1 in C minor by Brahms, and Apollo by Stravinsky. In the middle, pianist Yefim Bronfman will be featured in a new work by Jörg Widmann, his Trauermarsch for Piano and Orchestra.

Airs Monday, September 18, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week when baritone Thomas Hampson joins conductor Michael Tilson Thomas for three works by Stravinsky, including his Divertimento, the Circus Polka, and the complete score to the ballet Petrushka, and the concert opens with his Scènes de ballet. Also on this concert, music by John Adams and his work "The Wound Dresser."

Airs Monday, September 11, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week when mezzo-soprano Susan Graham joins maestro Michael Tilson Thomas for two works by Berlioz; his La Mort de Cléopâtre and "L'Île inconnue," from Les Nuits d'été, Opus 7, no.6. The concert opens Brahms and his Variations on a Theme by Haydn, and we'll hear the Symphony No. 4 in D minor by Schumann and the concert concludes with the Serenade in A major No. 2 by Brahms.

Airs Monday, September 4, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week when mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke joins maestro Michael Tilson Thomas for Das Lied von der Erde by Gustav Mahler along with Bach's Orchestra Suite No. 2 and Schubert's Symphony in B minor, D.759, Unfinished.

Airs Monday, August 28, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts this week with three works by Aaron Copland, opening with the Orchestral Variations and then we'll hear Inscape. Next, pianist Inon Barnatan joins the orchestra for Copland's Piano concerto and the Maestro Michael Tilson Thomas will conclude the concert with the Symphony No. 2 in C major by Schumann and a new work by Mason Bates simple called "The B Side."

Airs Monday, August 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the orchestra the Serenade in E-flat major, Opus 7 by Richard Strauss, Schumann's Spring Symphony, the Symphony No. 1 in B-flat major, and Ein Heldenleben by Strauss. Soprano Laura Claycomb will also be featured in the Brentano Lieder, Opus 68 by Richard Strauss.

Airs Monday, July 31, 2017, at 1 p.m. The San Francisco Symphony continues its season of broadcast concerts as violinist Leonidas Kavakos is featured in the Violin Concerto in D minor by Jean Sibelius in a concert that opens with the The Swan of Tuonela by Sibelius closes with Claude Debussy's Nocturnes. Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas conducts and will also lead the orchestra in Schumann's Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 97, his "Rhenish" symphony.

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