MTT conducts American Mavericks

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2016-17 SeasonJoin Michael Tilson Thomas for a special, all-American program, including radical works by Charles Ives and Lou Harrison, as well as MTT’s own tumultuous setting of Carl Sandburg’s poem, Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind, featuring “glowing soprano Measha Brueggergosman.” (Opera) Then, enjoy a rare and exciting performance of Antheil's Jazz Symphony in a blend of music, imagery, and dance that infuses the orchestral palette with Creole and New Orleans jazz.

The Jun 25 concert benefits the Orchestra’s pension fund.


Conductor/Performers

Measha Brueggergosman

mezzo-soprano

San Francisco Symphony

Program

Ives

From the Steeples and the Mountains

Ives

The Unanswered Question

Michael Tilson Thomas

Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind (West Coast Premiere)

Harrison

Suite for Symphonic Strings


Podcasts

Ives’ The Unanswered Question
 

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  1. Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:30pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  2. Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 8:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

  3. Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 2:00pm

    Davies Symphony Hall

If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at 415-864-6000.

Pre- and post-show Events

Inside Music, an informative talk by Peter Grunberg, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders. Learn More.