MTT conducts Mahler’s Ninth Symphony

By 1909, when Mahler penned his Ninth Symphony, he had tragically lost his four-year-old daughter and learned of the heart ailment that would contribute to his own death two years later. The last symphony he completed, the Ninth is one of the composer’s greatest symphonic and life achievements, a work that secured Mahler’s musical immortality. It was with this music that Michael Tilson Thomas began his storied SFS career in 1974. 

Group discount not available.


Michael Tilson Thomas


San Francisco Symphony


Concert: Approx. 1h 30m

Please note there is no intermission.

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Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas talks to Universal Edition about the music of Gustav Mahler:

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony in the Rondo burleske movement of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 9:

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