San Francisco Conservatory of Music Names Michael Tilson Thomas Distinguished Professor of Music

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music has named conductor and composer Michael Tilson Thomas as the institution’s Distinguished Professor of Music. In his new position, Tilson Thomas will work individually with students, participate in readings with the SFCM orchestra, and conduct masterclasses. Tilson Thomas said, “I’m so looking forward to expanding my work with the next generation of musicians and {…}

New World Symphony Announces 2021-22 Season Featuring Dashon Burton & Ronnita Miller

The New World Symphony has announced its 2021-22 season featuring chamber music concerts, world-class soloists, and a diversity of conductors. For this article, we will only focus on the vocal and operatic performances. Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the Welcome back concert featuring Measha Brueggergosman and Chad Goodman in music by Emmanuel Chabrier, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Franz Schubert. Performance Date: {…}

Carnegie Hall’s First-Ever Virtual Opening Night Gala Celebration Available to Stream for Next 90 Days

Carnegie Hall has made its opening night performance from October 8, 2020 available to stream for free on its Facebook and YouTube pages for the next 90 days. The star-studded lineup of artists includes Joyce DiDonato, Gustavo Dudamel, Michael Feinstein, Renee Fleming, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, James Taylor, and Michael Tilson Thomas. Directed by Emmy Award-winner Habib Azar, the program included archival {…}