MTT conducts Mahler’s Third Symphony

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“All of nature speaks in it,” wrote Gustav Mahler of his Third Symphony, “telling deep secrets that one might guess only in a dream!” MTT and the Symphony reaffirm their standing among the world’s leading Mahler interpreters with the composer’s colossal six-movement creation, which transforms all creation into music.   

Group discount not available.


Sasha Cooke


Women of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus

San Francisco Symphony



Symphony No. 3

All sound clips are from San Francisco Symphony performances and are used with permission of the SFS Players Committee.

Concert: Approx. 1h 45m

Please note there is no intermission.

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Michael Tilson Thomas discusses the music of Mahler:

Mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke performs Mahler's Rückert-Lieder with the Colburn Orchestra:

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  1. Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 8:00pm

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  2. Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 8:00pm

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Pre- and post-show Events

Inside Music, an informative talk with James Keller, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders.

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