Michale Tilson Thomas Conducts
Although Beethoven was inflicted with hearing loss it cannot be disputed that he was the king of the symphony, with his Symphony No. 9 being one of his most popular works. This year this special symphony is given the celebrity treatment as celebrated conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra for this enchanting rendition.
Director of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony and the Conductor Laureate of the London Symphony Orchestra Michael Tilson Thomas is a true master and celebrity in the Orchestral world. Having won eleven Grammy's Michael Tilson Thomas, or MTT, has also been awarded with National Medal of Arts and is a Chevalier dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France. Witness the Grammy award winning composer lift the Symphony Orchestra as they perform Beethoven's epic struggle between despair and freedom.