Kudos: Michael Tilson Thomas

Occupation Music director

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Achievement The San Francisco Symphony music director has been chosen to participate in the New York Philharmonic’s tribute to Leonard Bernstein this fall. Just after his teenage-prodigy years some four decades ago, MTT was mentored by the most famous American conductor.</p>

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Behind the scenes at the Goldman Prize

Executive director talks about mission of awards, which are announced May 25