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  1. Ives' spirit lives on in Symphony's glorious cacophonyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    Much of Charles Ives' music is built around the art of seemingly chaotic juxtaposition, with many things happening side by side and all at once. But the composer's Fourth Symphony, which got a gloriously gut-punching performance on Thursday afternoon from Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, takes that principle to a meta level.

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  2. Warren Winiarski Named 11th Annual California Hall of Fame InducteeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Wine Business Online

    ... Mario J. Molina; quarterback Jim Plunkett; poet Gary Snyder; filmmaker Steven Spielberg; musician Michael Tilson Thomas and vintner Warren Winiarski. The 11th class of inductees and family members of posthumous inductees will receive "Spirit of ...

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  3. Tilson Thomas, Plunkett and Gary Snyder among state Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | SFGate

    ... Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. The Raiders would win the game, 24-17.Former Raider ... more Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony, center, reacts as the audience sung "Happy Birthday" during his 70th Birthday Gala ...

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  4. Legend Jim Plunkett Inducted Into California Hall Of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Raiders

    ... Mario J. Molina; quarterback Jim Plunkett; poet Gary Snyder; filmmaker Steven Spielberg; musician Michael Tilson Thomas and vintner Warren Winiarski. "These Californians represent the dynamic spirit and imagination that is the hallmark of the Golden ...

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  5. Michael Tilson Thomas, SF Symphony host benefit for North Bay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | SFGate

    Michael Tilson Thomas will condct a benefit concert with the San Francisco Symphony on Nov. 19 to aid North Bay fire victims. Michael Tilson Thomas will condct a benefit concert with the San Francisco Symphony on Nov. 19 to aid North Bay fire victims.

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  6. Thomas and the Symphony serve up a mixed bag of AmericanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | SFGate

    ... blind spots), and then there's tawdry jingoism. The oddly star-spangled burst of Americana that Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony offered over the weekend in Davies Symphony Hall - the Fourth of July coming early or late, ...

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  7. SF Symphony brings 'Relief' to North Bay wildfire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | San Jose Mercury News

    Michael Tilson Thomas and his San Francisco Symphony join the rush to aid the Northern California areas hit by last month's raging wildfires with a benefit concert featuring musical themes that emphasize triumph over adversity. The Nov. 19 program in Davies Hall opens with Aaron Copland's stirring "Fanfare for the Common Man" and includes the exultant "Ode to Joy," the fourth movement from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

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  8. An S.F. Symphony benefit concert Nov. 19 in Davies Hall will aid victims of the North Bay wildfires.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Contra Costa Times

    Michael Tilson Thomas leads his San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Chorus and guest soloists in a benefit concert for the victims of the North Bay's devastating fires. Michael Tilson Thomas and his San Francisco Symphony join the rush to aid the Northern California areas hit by last month's raging wildfires with a benefit concert featuring musical themes that emphasize triumph over adversity.

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  9. la Phil Outlines Plans for New CenturyRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... other orchestras." Former music directors, including Esa-Pekka Salonen, Zubin Mehta, Andr Previn, and Michael Tilson Thomas , will be invited back to contribute to the celebratory season. For the centennial year, the Green Umbrella series will be ...

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  10. SF Symphony concerts explore what it means to be AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | The Campbell Reporter

    The American experience is too diverse to capture in a single concert, but Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are offering several distinct views in an intriguing program this week at Davies Symphony Hall. Two works by Charles Ives - the "Psalm 90," featuring the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, and the composer's Pulitzer Prize-winning Symphony No.

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  11. April 13, 1976: Michael Tilson Thomas conducts in 1974.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | SFGate

    The season concludes with a festival devoted to American music, with a guest appearance by members of the Grateful Dead. 1996 The Symphony releases its first CD under Thomas, a Grammy-winning live recording of music from Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet."

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  12. A Stunning Chopin Recital by Pianist Daniil TrifonovRead the original story

    Friday Nov 3 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... recital program for two pianos; and on June 22-24 Trifonov will join the San Francisco Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3.

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  13. Bernstein and Strauss square off at the SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | SFGate

    ... evolved during the first half of the 20th century, take a gander at the two big orchestral pieces that Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony offered during Thursday's forceful and often engrossing concert in Davies Symphony Hall. On ...

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  14. Schumann, Complete SymphoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | SFGate

    Regular patrons of the San Francisco Symphony have known for the past few years that this set was coming, as Michael Tilson Thomas and the orchestra unveiled, one by one, live performances of the Schumann symphonies of extraordinary robustness, lyricism and interpretive depth. Now the full collection is available at last, and it will surely stand alongside the complete Mahler recordings as one of the cornerstones of Thomas' legacy with the orchestra.

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  15. Michael Tilson Thomas: A Mahler Nut and So Much MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | KQED

    Tilson Thomas is best known for his championing of the works of the Austrian composer Gustav Mahler, including a series of Grammy Award-winning recordings. But this is just one piece of the conductor's contributions to classical music, says California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic music director Donato Cabrera.

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  16. SF Symphony conductor Michael Tilson Thomas to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Inside Bay Area

    Michael Tilson Thomas, known as MTT throughout the Bay Area and beyond, announced today that he will conclude his tenure as music director of the San Francisco Symphony in June 2020, at the end of the 2019-2020 season. The award-winning conductor's departure will mark both his 75th birthday and his 25th year leading the Symphony - a quarter-century distinguished by innovation and excellence that has raised the organization to international prominence through new initiatives such as aural and video recording projects, national radio and television broadcasts, and more than two dozen national and international tours.

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  17. News Michael Tilson Thomas San Francisco Symphony sm 1117Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Opera News

    MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS announced today that he will step down as music director of the San Francisco Symphony at the conclusion of the 2020 season, capping a historic twenty-five-year tenure at the ensemble's helm. "Looking back over these decades I am filled with gratitude for the extraordinary artistic partnership I have had with the members of the orchestra and for the warm and generous style of music making we have shared with all of our audiences," said Tilson Thomas, who will turn seventy-five during the orchestra's 2019-20 season.

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  18. SF Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson-Thomas Announces RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Sfist

    MTT will leave his perch of twenty five years in front of the musicians of the SF Symphony after the 2019-20 season. Michael Tilson-Thomas , the music director for the SF Symphony , has just announced today that he will step down from his post after the 2019-20 season.

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  19. Holy Cow! MTT to Step Down in 2020Read the original story

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Iron Tongue of Midnight

    Who would have thought this day would come? Not me: Michael Tilson Thomas is going to leave his position as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony at the conclusion of the 2019-20 season. Press release after the cut; in the meantime, various questions come to mind.

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  20. Michael Tilson Thomas to step down at SF Symphony in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | SFGate

    Michael Tilson Thomas will step down as music director of the San Francisco Symphony at the end of the 2019-20 season, marking the end of the longest and arguably most significant chapter in the orchestra's 106-year history. Since taking up the position of music director in 1995, Thomas has overseen a remarkable transformation that has vaulted the San Francisco Symphony to a central position among the top orchestras of the United States and given it a distinctive profile on the international stage.

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