Tag: Michael Tilson Thomas

Violin greats join SF Symphony for 2018 gala

When maestro Michael Tilson Thomas announced “quite a lineup of fiddle players” at the Davies Hall gala opening concert of…

2 weeks ago

Orchestra rings, drama static in SF Symphony’s ‘Boris Godunov’

With booming voices and plentiful political peril, the San Francisco Symphony’s “Boris Godunov” feels oddly unsettling. The semi-staged production of…

3 months ago

SF Symphony 2018-19 season crosses boundaries, mixes genres

As the San Francisco Symphony announced its 2018-19 season today, the influence of conductor Michael Tilson Thomas on programming is…

7 months ago

Best of all possible worlds in SF Symphony’s ‘Candide’

Someone in the audience at Thursday night’s San Francisco Symphony performance of “Candide” could probably tell you how many times…

8 months ago

Blake Shelton named People’s 2017 Sexiest Man Alive

Country singer Blake Shelton, named by People magazine as 2017’s Sexiest Man Alive, told the publication on hearing the news:…

10 months ago

MTT announces retirement from SF Symphony

On Tuesday, San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas announced that he’ll step down from the post in June…

11 months ago

No seeming end to sex assault allegations

CBS is investigating a sexual harassment allegation against Jeremy Piven, the latest Hollywood figure caught up in a widening circle…

11 months ago

SF Symphony celebrates Bernstein centennial

The San Francisco Symphony is observing the late Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with a big celebration this week marking the…

1 year ago