Music Director Designate, San Francisco Symphony (Commencing 1995)
Principal Conductor, London Symphony Orchestra ( – 1995)
Artistic Director, New World Symphony (1990 – )

Guest Engagements:

Bayerische Staatsoper, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra


London Symphony Orchestra: Spain, Italy, UK, New World Symphony: Brazil, Argentina

Summer Festivals:

Ojai Festival (Music Director), Pacific Music Festival, Proms, Ravello

Recording for Argo:

Dahl: Tower of St. Barbara, Saxophone Concerto, Hymn, Music for Brass Instruments Harle, Biancalana, Diehl, Lockhart, Miller, Lawless, Diefes, New World Symphony

Recording for EMI:

Barber: Adagio for Strings, Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Sure On This Shining Night Copland: Eight Poems of Emily DickinsonQuiet City Hendricks, Pendrill, Murphy, London Symphony Orchestra


VARA Broadcast from the Concertgebouw: Mahler: Symphony No. 9; Rotterdam Philharmonic
BBC-TV: Gala Concert in Celebration of the London Symphony Orchestra’s 90th Birthday
BBC-TV: A Hero’s Secret Life; Strauss: Ein Heldenleben; London Symphony Orchestra


We Two Boys, based on a poem by Walt Whitman; Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano


Michael Tilson Thomas Viva Voce – Faber & Faber Publisher. Released in England September 1994

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