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Michael Tilson Thomas

 
Date of Birth: December 21, 1944 (77)

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA

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[West End, 1992]
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Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber, and Michael Tilson Thomas  Photo

Cheyenne Jackson, Alexandra Silber, and Michael Tilson Thomas

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06/28/2013

 

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Tony Yazbeck & Chita Rivera to Perform at Berkshire Theatre Group's 2022 Colonial Con Photo Tony Yazbeck & Chita Rivera to Perform at Berkshire Theatre Group's 2022 Colonial Concert Series Memorial Day Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

This Memorial Day Weekend, the legendary Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman) and the Tony Award nominated song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) bring Broadway to the Berkshires. 

Symphony C Announces Schumann & Beethoven with Guest Conductor Kazem Abdullah
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

South Jersey’s Young Professionals Orchestra, Symphony in C has announced that renowned conductor Kazem Abdullah will lead the orchestra at Rutgers University-Camden on Saturday, May 21st at 8:00 p.m.

Colorado Music Festival Opens This June in Boulder Photo Colorado Music Festival Opens This June in Boulder
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

The Colorado Music Festival (CMF) opens the 2022 season in Boulder, Colorado at the historic Chautauqua Auditorium on June 30, offering 22 concerts this summer and running through August 7, under the leadership of Music Director Peter Oundjian. John Adams is this summer's Composer-in-Residence, and the Takács Quartet are Artists-in-Residence.

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, Dancer Masazumi Chaya & More to Receive Honorary Doctora Photo Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, Dancer Masazumi Chaya & More to Receive Honorary Doctoral Degrees From Juilliard
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The Juilliard School will hold its 117th commencement ceremony on May 20, 2022, at 10:30am. The ceremony will be held outdoors on the Lincoln Center campus in Damrosch Park, presided over by Juilliard President Damian Woetzel. It will also be livestreamed at juilliard.edu for those unable to attend in person.

Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL  Photo Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Starring Will Swenson
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

Complete casting has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical,  as rehearsals begin today in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2022

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

CONCERT OF COMPASSION Benefit Event for Ukraine to Be Held on May 9th Photo CONCERT OF COMPASSION Benefit Event for Ukraine to Be Held on May 9th
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 16, 2022

A benefit concert for Ukraine,¬†Concert of Compassion, will be held Monday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m., at the historic¬†Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California Street. Fiscally sponsored by¬†The Resonance Project¬†and produced by¬†Jonathan Dimmock¬†and¬†Luk√°Ň° Janata,¬†the¬†Concert of Compassion¬†will present an array of international classical music talent including renowned mezzo-soprano¬†Frederica von Stade; award-winning composer and pianist¬†Jake Heggie;¬†musicians from the San Francisco Symphony; members of the¬†Artists‚Äô Vocal Ensemble; The Bay Brass; Orthodox Bells authority¬†Victor Avdienko; Ukrainian soprano¬†Alina Ilchuk; baritone¬†Eugene Brancoveanu; bass¬†Matt Boehler¬†and other artists soon-to-be-announced.

Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera & Charl Brown Announced for BTG 2022 Colonial Concert Seri Photo Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera & Charl Brown Announced for BTG 2022 Colonial Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries. 

Palm Beach Symphony Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres Photo Palm Beach Symphony Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Palm Beach Symphony has announced¬†its 2022-2023 Masterworks Season featuring an expanded schedule of six concerts that will feature legendary guest artists drawn from the world‚Äôs great stages ‚Äď violinists Joshua Bell and Sarah Chang, pianists Garrick Ohlsson, Misha Dichter and Maria Jo√£o Pires and mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, and more.

Cleveland Orchestra Releases Lineup for 105th Season Photo Cleveland Orchestra Releases Lineup for 105th Season
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Today, The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 105th season of concerts at Severance Music Center from September 2022 to May 2023. Marking the 21st year of the ensemble’s acclaimed partnership with Music Director Franz Welser-Möst, showcasing extraordinary artistry and more ways of sharing music-making across multiple platforms. Highlights include 20 guest artist debuts, acclaimed guest conductors, and thirteen works being performed for the first time by The Cleveland Orchestra, including four world premieres and one U.S. premiere. Ticket information and program details are included below.

Michael Tilson Thomas Videos

VIDEO: Audra McDonald Performs 'Somewhere' And 'Some Other Time' to Honor Michael Til VideoVIDEO: Audra McDonald Performs 'Somewhere' And 'Some Other Time' to Honor Michael Tilson Thomas
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Last night, CBS aired the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors, which paid tribute to conductor and composer Michael Tilson Thomas, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sally Field, Sesame Street, and Linda Ronstadt.

VIDEO: See a Preview of the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors! VideoVIDEO: See a Preview of the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors!
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2019

In a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage on Dec. 8, the 2019, this year's Kennedy Center Honorees, R&B collective Earth, Wind & Fire, actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt, children's television program 'Sesame Street' and conductor and musical visionary Michael Tilson Thomas were saluted by an extraordinary group of renowned artists including Carrie Underwood, John Legend, Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo, The Jonas Brothers and many more.

VIDEO: Trafalgar Releasing Launches Extended Trailer for METALLICA AND SAN FRANCISCO  VideoVIDEO: Trafalgar Releasing Launches Extended Trailer for METALLICA AND SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M²
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 4, 2019

Trafalgar Releasing today released the second trailer for the forthcoming concert film Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² coming to cinemas worldwide on October 9. This new extended trailer features scenes cut from the original 1999 Metallica and San Francisco Symphony show at the Berkeley Community Theatre, gearing fans up for this must-see celebration of the 20th anniversary of Metallica's groundbreaking S&M concerts and album. 

Trafalgar Releasing Launches Tickets & Trailer for METALLICA & SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY VideoTrafalgar Releasing Launches Tickets & Trailer for METALLICA & SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M²
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 7, 2019

After the announcement of the forthcoming Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² film last week, Trafalgar Releasing is excited to reveal the official trailer for the film. Metallica and San Francisco Symphony reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their original S&M (Symphony & Metallica) show with S&M², filmed at San Francisco's new Chase Center. The film will be released on October 9th.

VIDEO: Isabel Leonard and Jessica Vosk Sing 'A Boy Like That/I Have A Love' on GREAT  VideoVIDEO: Isabel Leonard and Jessica Vosk Sing 'A Boy Like That/I Have A Love' on GREAT PERFORMANCES
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

Isabel Leonard and Jessica Vosk sing "A Boy Like That/I Have A Love" from "West Side Story" also performed by Tony Yazbeck and other Broadway artists on Great Performances: The Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood. Watch the performance below!

VIDEO: Get The Inside Scoop On Carnegie Hall's Opening Night, Set To Feature Renee Fl VideoVIDEO: Get The Inside Scoop On Carnegie Hall's Opening Night, Set To Feature Renee Fleming, Audra McDonald & More!
by Alan Henry - Sep 24, 2018

This is a Carnegie Hall Opening Night you will never forget. A pair of vocal superstars-Renee Fleming and Audra McDonald-join Perspectives artist Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony for an evening of favorites from opera and music theater. To add to the festive occasion, there's exhilarating orchestral music by Gershwin and Liszt's whirling waltz. 

STAGE TUBE: Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber Sing from WEST SIDE STORY at Grammy Premiere Ceremony
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2015

Broadway vets Cheyenne Jackson and Alexandra Silber, 2015 Grammy nominee for the recording of the San Francisco concert presentation of West Side Story, which was up for Best Musical Theater Album, performed from the show earlier this month at the GRAMMY AWARDS Premiere Ceremony. Check out their performance of 'Tonight' below!

VIDEO: Trailer - PATTI LUPONE: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2013

HBO will continue its educational MASTERCLASS series with a spotlight on two-time Tony Award-winning theater legend Patti LuPone, who mentors four young students aspiring to become musical theater performers. The episode will air April 1, 2013. Check out the trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch PBS's BROADWAY MUSICALS: A JEWISH LEGACY from 'Great Performances'!
by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2013

As Sir Robin carols merrily to King Arthur in Monty Python's Spamalot, 'In any great adventure, if you don't want to lose...you won't succeed on Broadway if you don't have any Jews.' Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy is a new, 90-minute documentary by Michael Kantor, creator of the Emmy-winning series, Broadway: The American Musical. The special just aired on Great Performances yesterday, January 1 on PBS. Click below to watch!

BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With Melissa Errico!
by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox - Apr 14, 2012

We're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Broadway favorite Melissa Errico. After a sold out previous appearance at JOE'S PUB, 'Melissa Errico Back for More!' returns to the famed venue on April 17th at 7pm, directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and with musical direction by John Oddo.