A charming ode to the composer's memories from his youth, Mahler's Fourth Symphony draws the listener in with its nostalgic nod to a lost past. Also on the program, Berg's Seven Early Songs, a work rife with sentimentality and lush orchestral textures greatly influenced by Mahler himself.
Michael Tilson Thomas, Conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano
San Francisco Symphony
Mozart / German Dances, K.509
Mozart / Exsultate, jubilate, K.165(158a)
Mahler / Symphony No. 4
Inside Music, an informative talk by Scott Foglesong, begins one hour prior to concerts. Free to ticketholders.