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San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas



Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216


Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica"


Performance Information

“More than just an unforgettable night of music-making” – San Francisco Chronicle

Michael Tilson Thomas makes his momentous final appearance in Washington, D.C., as music director of the San Francisco Symphony in a program featuring Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony and one of Thomas’ own compositions. German virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff, described as a “non-stop tour de force” (Independent), shines in Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto.

BRAHMS - Hungarian Dance No. 10 in E Major

This performance is made possible in part through the generous support of Morton and Norma Lee Funger, Dr. Gary Mather and Ms. Christina Co Mather, and the Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts. Washington Performing Arts orchestral performances in the 2018/19 season are made possible through the generous support of Betsy and Robert Feinberg.

Her Excellency Emily Haber, Ambassador of Germany, is the honorary patron of this engagement.