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MTT and the SFS: 20 Seasons and Counting

Each week KDFC will air a broadcast from Michael Tilson Thomas’ 20-year (so far!) tenure as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, beginning in 1996 and moving year-by-year into the present. Join host Rik Malone for historic recordings in honor of MTT’s 20th Season, and 70th Birthday, Tuesdays at 8 pm on Classical KDFC 90.3 San Francisco, 104.9 San Jose, 89.9 Napa, and at kdfc.com where they will be available for listening on-demand for 21 days following the broadcast.

September 16, 2014

MTT conducts Mahler and Stravinsky
  
 

(MTT cond.)
Webern: Six Pieces for Orchestra, Opus 6 [1928 revision]          
Mahler: Adagio from Symphony No. 10 in F‑sharp major          
Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (1947 version)   

Performance date: Week of 9/25/1996
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September, 23, 2014

MTT Conducts Mahler


Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor     

Performance date: Week of 3/4/1998

September 30, 2014

MTT Conducts Prokofiev


(MTT cond.)
Ives, arr. MTT: Three Places in New England          
Bernstein, compiled by Ramin & MTT: Suite from A Quiet Place      
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 in B‑flat major, Opus 100  

Performance date: Week of 1/14/1999

October 7, 2014

MTT Conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich


(MTT cond.)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67      
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11, Opus 103, The Year 1905  

Performance date: Week of 2/10/2000     

October 14, 2014

Vance George Leads Reich


(MTT cond.)
Reich: The Desert Music (Chamber version), feat: Chorus (Vance George)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E‑flat major, Opus 55, Eroica   

Performance date: Week of 5/27/2001 

October 21,2014

MTT Conducts Schumann


(MTT cond.)
Schumann: George Washington Bridge      
Schumann: Concerto on Old English Rounds (feat. Walther/SF Girls' Chorus/ Chorus Women)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Opus 36          

Performance date: Week of 5/29/2002

October 28, 2014

Braunstein Performs Tilson Thomas


(MTT cond.)
Tilson Thomas: Urban Legend (World Premiere 10/2/02) (feat. Steven Braunstein)
Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta          
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Opus 40 (feat. Alexander Barantschik)

Performance date: Week of 10/2/2002

November 4, 2014

Barantschik Performs Scheherazade


(MTT cond.)
Debussy, orch. Holloway: En blanc et noir      
Adams, John: My Father Knew Charles Ives (Commissioned by SFS)    
Rimsky‑Korsakov: Scheherazade, Opus 35 (feat. Alexander Barantschik)

Performance date: Week of 3/11/2004

November 11, 2014

MTT Conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 7


(MTT cond.)
Mahler: Symphony No. 7 in E minor 

Performance date: Week of 3/9/2005

November 18, 2014

MTT Conducts Stravinsky


(MTT cond.)
Webern: Six Pieces for Orchestra, Opus 6          
Stravinsky: Petrushka [1947 revision]          
Ives: New England Holidays Symphony 

Performance date: Week of 4/16/2006        

November 25, 2014

MTT Conducts Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky


(MTT cond.)
Stravinsky: Divertimento from The Fairy's Kiss          
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements          
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Opus 13, Winter Daydreams  

Performance date: Week of 4/7/2007        

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