Mahler’s “Ninth Symphony” featured on tonight’s “Evening Concert” from San Francisco
Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the “San Francisco Symphony”. Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Mahler’s “Ninth Symphony”, his last completed symphonic work. The symphony has many motivic and thematic quotations and the mood is reflective of a composer facing his mortality.
Wednesday May 16: San Francisco Symphony (SFS 18-07)
CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas
Mahler: Symphony No. 9 in D major
ENCORE: Debussy La Mer