MTT returns to lead New World Symphony in first concerts of 2018/19 academic season

Oct 11, 2018

This fall, co-founder and artistic director Michael Tilson Thomas leads the New World Symphony to commence the 2018/19 academic season.

On October 20 & 21, MTT conducts the orchestra’s season opener performances; together, they present Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and Brahms’s Fourth Symphony. Pianist Gabriela Montero makes an appearance for Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 14.

MTT leads the NWS in Rumshinky’s Overture to Khantshe in amerike, Dorman’s Jerusalem Mix, the first movement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, and – with Itamar Zorman – Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto on October 27.

MTT reunites with Emanuel Ax for Beethoven’s First Piano Concerto on November 3. The evening also hears the NWS perform Wagner’s Flying Dutchman Overture (guest conducted by Dean Whiteside), and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 5.


Photo: Rui Dias Aidos

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