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Jun 22, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY TO STREAM LIVE JUNE 28 VIRTUAL TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL TILSON THOMAS ON YOUTUBE PREMIERE
 

June 28 virtual event comes on the day that would have marked Michael Tilson Thomas’ final concert as Music Director of the Orchestra, a scheduled performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand

MTT25: An American Icon will stream free of charge on the San Francisco Symphony’s YouTube channel YouTube.com/SFSymphony on June 28 at 5pm PDT/8 pm EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The San Francisco Symphony’s 25-day celebration of Michael Tilson Thomas’ remarkable 25-year tenure as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony comes to a triumphant close with MTT25: An American Icon on June 28, 2020 at 5pm PDT/8pm EDT. The hour-long program is hosted by famed vocalists Audra McDonald and Susan Graham, and features many musical contributions and tributes by an array of distinguished guest artists, notable figures in and outside of music, world premiere performances, and special contributions by the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus. Guests making appearances include Yo-Yo Ma, Renée Fleming, Julia Bullock, Measha Brueggergosman, Bonnie Raitt, and Lars Ulrich, along with many other surprise artists. MTT25: An American Icon is a culmination of the San Francisco Symphony’s 25-day tribute to MTT, with each day anchored by a specific season in MTT’s tenure, featuring original and archival content, and highlighting achievements, milestones, artistic projects, and relationships illustrative of MTT and the Orchestra’s dynamic 25-year partnership. To see the first 19 days of MTT25 and to subscribe for updates about the June 28 event, visit sfsymphony.org/MTT25.

For press information, please contact Tatyana Filatova, Communications Manager at (415) 503-5289 or tfilatova@sfsymphony.org.

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