Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony take viewers on a journey revealing classical music's universal connections to the human spirit. Explore the music and compelling stories of composers including Gustav Mahler, Hector Berlioz, Charles Ives, Dmitri Shostakovich, Ludwig van Beethoven, Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Copland.Visit Keeping Score Website
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Mahler's music is performed by the San Francisco Symphony led by Michael Tilson Thomas.
Michael Tilson Thomas reveals how Mahler's stormy inner life inspired his creativity.
Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony play Mahler's First Symphony 'Titan'.
Michael Tilson Thomas journeys to Bohemia to trace the musical roots of Gustav Mahler.
The story is a self-portrait of its composer, Hector Berlioz.
Beethoven called his Third Symphony Eroica ("Heroic").
Explore what brought Copland to write music that gave Americans a sense of identity.
The composition encourages the listener to think about sound in new ways.