MTT and SF Symphony Photo by Kristen Loken

MTT Delivers Rousing SFS Performance of Mahler’s Ninth Before Hiatus

Michael Tilson Thomas announced some time ago that he is withdrawing from all engagements beginning June 17 until September 3 in order to undergo a cardiac procedure.

The operation, which will take place in Cleveland, and MTT is facing the prospect with typical grace and composure.

According to Geneva Anderson, the founding critic of the outstanding website, ARThound, MTT delivered “pure magic” at his final performance of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony on June 14tth.

Those Unfamiliar with Ms. Anderson’s work, may note that she is also an accomplished photographer, with the latest MTT photo featured with her story.