Music Director, San Francisco Symphony (since 1995)
Artistic Director, New World Symphony (since 1990)
Principal Guest Conductor, London Symphony Orchestra (since 1995)

Guest Engagements:



San Francisco Symphony – Spring Tour (Chicago, Washington DC, NY Carnegie Hall, Greenvale LI); Opening of Carnegie Hall Season (Greenvale LI, Washington DC, Ann Arbor, MI), New World Symphony – 10th Anniversary (NY Alice Tully, Warwick UK, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Vienna)

Summer Festival:

Pacific Music Festival (Artistic Director) (PMFO), Aspen Summer Festival (AMFO)

Recordings for BMG:

Gershwin: Second Rhapsody for Orchestra with Piano, Porgy & Bess Selections; McDonald, Stokes Mitchell, San Francisco Symphony
Stravinsky: Firebird, Persephone; Cosserat, Neill, San Francisco Symphony & Chorus, San Francisco Girls Chorus, Ragazzi Boys Chorus


PBS: American Masters: Leonard Bernstein
PBS: Lehrer News Hour Feature
PBS: Great Performances: Opening of Carnegie Hall; San Francisco Symphony, von Stade, McDonald, Stokes Mitchell
Co-Production BBC TV/NHK PBS: Beethoven Alive! New World Symphony Visa Commercial;San Francisco Symphony


Agnegram, First Performed on May 14, San Francisco Symphony

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