Tilson Thomas resigns from New World Symphony, lessens work

The 77-year-old had surgery last August for the tumor. He has conducted 20 concerts since then with the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the San Francisco Symphony.

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has surgery for brain tumor

The 76-year-old conductor had surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, and that the operation was successful.

There Were Penguins in the Opera House

Corky Siegel – the internationally acclaimed harmonica virtuoso, pianist, singer, composer, and musical alchemist whose signature blend of blues and classical has captivated audiences for over fifty years – wants to invite you into his living room.

Sally Field, ‘Sesame Street’ to receive Kennedy Center award

San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas is among the awardees. Asked why he felt he was chosen for the award, Tilson Thomas laughed and said, “I guess I’ve just been around a long time!”…

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has heart operation

Tilson Thomas is recovering following a successful operation at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

CSO Musicians Call for Continued Negotiations Amid Ongoing Strike

The musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra publicly called for management to return to the table to resolve the labor dispute now in its seventh week, the longest in the orchestra’s history.

CSO musicians reject latest proposal, strike continues

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra strike will persist, as the musicians’ union rejected management’s latest proposal late Monday night.

Salonen to become San Francisco Symphony music director

Salonen will take the baton from longtime music director Michael Tilson Thomas with the 2020-21 season.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Announces 2018/19 Season, Muti Extends Contract Through 2022

Today, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced programming for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Center Presents 2018/19 season.