Mar 6, 2018
The San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas announce plans for the 2018/19 season, the penultimate year of MTT’s tenure in his post as Music Director.
The 107th season reflects the foundation of MTT’s long partnership with the orchestra, including performances of symphonic masterworks, the connection of orchestral music to social issues, a commitment to new music and the American sound, and an innovative concert experience. In his 24th season as Music Director, MTT leads the San Francisco Symphony in 16 weeks of programs in San Francisco and around the country.
“Over the past 23 seasons, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony have earned the reputation as one of music’s most dynamic and forward-looking artistic partnerships,” said Symphony Executive Director Mark C. Hanson. “The coming season reflects the strengths of what they have built together: creative programs, exciting commissions by longtime collaborators and new voices, unique staging of beloved works, far reaching education and media projects, and rich musical experiences that reach audiences in new and inspiring ways. We cannot wait to share it with our appreciative, adventurous, and enthusiastic audiences, and with the vibrant Bay Area community that supports us.”