Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor and pianist)

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1972The Rite of Spring / King of the StarsИгорь Фёдорович Стравинский; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Men's Chorus of The New England Conservatory, Michael Tilson Thomas3
1973John Cage: Three Dances, for 2 amplified prepared pianos / Steve Reich: Four Organs, for 4 electric organs & maracasJohn Cage, Steve Reich; Michael Tilson Thomas, Ralph Grierson21
1976Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / Broadway OverturesGeorge Gershwin; Michael Tilson Thomas3
1985RhapsodiesGershwin; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1985Casse-noisetteTchaikovsky; Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1985Symphonies nos. 7 and 8Beethoven; English Chamber Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1985Symphony No. 3 / Orchestral Set No. 2Charles Ives; Concertgebouw Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1986Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" / 12 ContredansesBeethoven; Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1988Symphony no. 4 / Three Places in New England / Central Park in the DarkIves; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1988Holidays Symphony / The Unanswered Question / Central Park in the DarkCharles Ives; Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1988Symphony no. 2 / Symphony no. 3 / Trumpets / Ophelia Dances / Coursing / CantataOliver Knussen; Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, London Sinfonietta, Oliver Knussen, The Nash Ensemble1
1988Symphony no. 3 / Rückert-LiederMahler; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Dame Janet Baker1
1988Symphony No. 9 "Choral"Beethoven; English Chamber Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1989Ravel: Bolero - Rapsodie EspagnoleLondon Symphony Orchestra & Michael Tilson Thomas1
1990Rhapsody in Blue / Second Rhapsody for Orchestra with Piano / Preludes / Unpublished Piano WorksGershwin; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1991Symphonies nos. 2 & 3Charles Ives; Concertgebouw Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas3
1991Also Sprach Zarathustra / Don JuanRichard Strauss; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1991The NutcrackerTchaikovsky; Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1991Music from Giselle: Ballet MusicAdolphe Adam; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas42
1991Swan Lake (Complete Ballet)Tchaikovsky; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas2
1991Symphonies nos. 1 & 4Charles Ives; Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas2
1992Brahms: Serenade Nr. 2 / Variationen über ein Thema von Joseph Haydn / Ungarische TänzeBrahms; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1992Glagolitic Mass / SinfoniettaLeoš Janáček; London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1992Le Martyre de Saint SebastienDebussy; London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1993Copland: Clarinet Concerto / Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet / Gershwin: Three PreludesCopland, Bernstein, Gershwin; Richard Stoltzman, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Eric Stern1
1993Cello Concerto no. 1 / Sonata no. 1 / RomancesSaint‐Saëns; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Steven Isserlis, Pascal Devoyon1
1993Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 / Chausson: PoemeSibelius, Chausson; Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1993Carmina BuranaCarl Orff; The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas4
1993Dudley Moore introduces Concerto! Mozart: Concerto for Flute and HarpDudley Moore, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Galway, Marisa Robles1
1993Piano Concerto no. 1 / Piano Sonata Op. 28 (Pastoral)Beethoven; Alicia de Larrocha, London Symphony Orchestra, Tilson Thomas1
1993Piano Concerto no. 2 / PreludesRachmaninoff; Barry Douglas, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1994Cello Concertos nos. 1 & 2Shostakovich; Mischa Maisky, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1994Oboe ConcertoDominic Muldowney; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Roy Carter1
1994Symphony of Psalms / Symphony in C / Symphony in Three MovementsStravinsky; London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1995Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 / Copland: Eight Poems of Emily DickinsonCopland, Barber; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Barbara Hendricks1
1995Cello Concerto No. 1 / Piano Concerto No. 2 / Violin Concerto No. 3Saint‐Saëns; Yo‐Yo Ma, Orchestre National de France, Lorin Maazel, Cecile Licad, London Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn, Cho-Liang Ling, Philharmonia, Michael Tilson Thomas52
1996Romeo and JulietProkofiev; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas2
1996Copland: The ModernistCopland; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Garrick Ohlsson2
1997Alma BrasileiraHeitor Villa‐Lobos; Michael Tilson Thomas, New World Symphony Orchestra, Renée Fleming1
1998Coptic LightMorton Feldman; New World Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas51
1998New World JazzNew World Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1998Symphonie fantastique / LélioBerlioz; San Francisco Symphony & Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas2
1998Symphony No. 6 / Scherzo capriccioso / "American" SuiteDvořák; Philharmonia Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis, Michael Tilson Thomas41
1998The 100th Birthday CelebrationGeorge Gershwin; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1999L'Oiseau de feu / Le Sacre du printemps / PerséphoneStravinsky; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1999Symphony no. 7Mahler; Michael Tilson Thomas, London Symphony Orchestra1
2000Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 1 / Debussy: ImagesTchaikovsky, Debussy; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2000Copland: The PopulistCopland; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2000Fanfare for the Common Man: On Aaron Copland, the Man and His MusicAaron Copland; Michael Tilson Thomas1
2001La Mer / NocturnesDebussy; Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas2
2001Latin American ClassicsThe New World Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2001Tuck and Roll: The Music of Steven MackeySteven Mackey; Michael Tilson Thomas, Steven Mackey, New World Symphony1
2002Angel Artistry: Cage: Three Dances / Reich: Four Organs / Stravinsky: Rite of SpringJohn Cage, Steve Reich, Igor Stravinsky; Michael Tilson Thomas, Ralph Grierson1
2005Appalachian Spring / Billy the Kid / RodeoAaron Copland; Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony1
2005Violin Concerto / Meditation / Danse RusseTchaikovsky; Berliner Philharmoniker, Michael Tilson Thomas, Joshua Bell2
2005Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 / La Muse et le Poète / SuiteSaint‐Saëns; Steven Isserlis, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, NDR Sinfonieorchester, Christoph Eschenbach51
2005Le Sacre du printemps / Le Roi des étoiles / PétrouchkaIgor Stravinsky; Michael Tilson Thomas, Charles Dutoit52
2007Das klagende LiedGustav Mahler; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas1
2008Rhapsody in Blue / American in ParisGeorge Gershwin; Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony & New World Symphony1
2011Symphony no. 5 / Piano Concerto no. 4Beethoven; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Emanuel Ax1
2011Ives/Brant: A Concord Symphony / Copland: Organ SymphonyIves/Brant, Copland; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Paul Jacobs1
2012Harmonielehre / Short Ride in a Fast MachineJohn Adams; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2012Leonore Overture no. 3, op. 72a / Symphony no. 7 in A major, op. 92Beethoven; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2012American MavericksSan Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas2
2012The Complete Music of Carl RugglesCarl Ruggles; Buffalo Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2014Masterpieces in MiniatureSan Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2014West Side StoryThe San Francisco Symphony OrchestraMichael Tilson Thomas1
2015Absolute Jest / Grand Pianola MusicJohn Adams; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2015Piano Concerto no. 3 / Mass in C majorBeethoven; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Emanuel Ax1
2015Symphony no. 9Ludwig van Beethoven; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2016Works for OrchestraMason Bates; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
Concertos for Piano and Orchestra Nos. 1, 2Prokofiev; Vladimir Feltsman, London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
Concertos for ViolinMendelssohn, Saint‐Saëns; Cho‐Liang Lin, Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
Lieutenant Kijé Suite, op. 60 etc.Prokofiev; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1987Symphonies Nos. 8, 9Beethoven; English Chamber Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1990Ruggles: Sun-treader / Schuman: Violin Concerto / Piston: Symphony no. 2Ruggles, Schuman, Piston; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Paul Zukofsky2
1992Concerto for Flute and Harp / Sonatas for Flute and PianoMozart; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Galway, Phillip Moll, Marisa Robles2
1993Concord Sonata / Three Places in New England / Central Park in the DarkCharles Ives; Roberto Szidon, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Seiji Ozawa2
1994Vier letzte Lieder / Brentano-Lieder / OrchesterliederRichard Strauss; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1997Symphonies No. 1 & 5 / Lt. Kijé Suite / Suite from The Love for Three OrangesProkofiev; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas, London Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis1
1998Symphonies n° 1 "Rêves d'hiver" et n° 2 "Petite Russie"Tchaïkovski; Michael Tilson Thomas, Claudio Abbado1
1999Deutsche Grammophon Collection: Images pour orchestre / Sonata for Violin and Piano / Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp / SyrinxClaude Debussy; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Chamber Players, Michael Tilson Thomas1
1999Raapsodia in blu - Un americano a ParigiGershwin; Michael Tilson Thomas, Eugene Ormandy1
2001Ives: Three Places in New England / Ruggles: Sun-treader / Piston: Symphony No. 2Ives, Ruggles, Piston; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2002The Six SymphoniesTchaikovsky; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, Philharmonia Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas2
2011The Mahler ProjectMahler; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2013In Memory of William Bennett: May 6 2013San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, William Bennett1
2013Nocturnes / Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune / ImagesDebussy; Boston Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2015Symphony no. 5 / Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy‐OvertureTchaikovsky; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2016Michael Tilson Thomas Conducts GershwinMichael Tilson Thomas1
2019Orff: Carmina Burana / Beethoven: Late Choral WorksOrff, Beethoven; Cleveland Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic,Columbia Jazz Band, Michael Tilson Thomas1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1983Gershwin Live!Michael Tilson Thomas & Sarah Vaughan2
1997Das Klagende LiedMahler; San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2001Symphony no. 6Mahler; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas2
2002Charles Ives: An American JourneyCharles Ives; Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Thomas Hampson1
2002Symphony no. 1Mahler; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas1
2003Symphony no. 3 / KindertotenliederMahler; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Michelle DeYoung2
2003Symphony no. 4Mahler; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Laura Claycomb1
2004Symphony no. 2Mahler; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson2
2005Symphony no. 9Mahler; San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas2

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