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Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus in works by Mahler, January 13-15 at Davies Symphony Hall

December 22, 2016

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / DECEMBER 22, 2016
 

(High resolution images of Michael Tilson Thomas, Sasha Cooke, Joélle Harvey, Michael König, and Brian Mulligan are available for download from the San Francisco Symphony’s Online Photo Library)


MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS LEADS THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY AND CHORUS IN WORKS BY MAHLER, JANUARY 13–15 AT DAVIES SYMPHONY HALL

CONCERTS HIGHLIGHTED BY SEMI-STAGED PRODUCTION OF DAS KLAGENDE LIED FEATURING JOÉLLE HARVEY, SASHA COOKE, MICHAEL KÖNIG, AND BRIAN MULLIGAN; DIRECTED BY JAMES DARRAH

Other works include Blumine and Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) featuring Sasha Cooke

SAN FRANCISCO, December 22 — Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) conducts the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) and Chorus (Ragnar Bohlin, Director) in an original semi-staged production of Das klagende Lied, January 13–15 at Davies Symphony Hall. Soprano Joélle Harvey, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, tenor Michael König, and baritone Brian Mulligan perform the cantata in a production conceived by MTT and directed by James Darrah, with projections by Adam Larsen, sets by Ellen Lenbergs, lighting by Pablo Santiago and costumes by Sarah Schessler. The program also includes Mahler’s Blumine and Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) featuring Sasha Cooke.

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