Congratulations to Michael Tilson Thomas who has joined the prestigious Gramophone Hall of Fame.
It has been quite a season for MTT who has celebrated his 70th birthday throughout the year with numerous gala concerts and tours with his three associated orchestras – the San Francisco Symphony, New World Symphony and London Symphony Orchestra.
However, the celebrations do not stop there – a major European tour as part MTT’s 20th anniversary as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony begins in late August. The orchestra, with programmes including Mahler’s Symphony no. 1 and Beethoven’s Symphony no. 3, “Eroica”, will visit the Edinburgh Festival, BBC Proms, and Luxembourg, Berlin, Amsterdam and Paris, amongst other European cities.