Gustav Mahler’s symphonies have changed the way we think of music. And Michael Tilson Thomas is changing the way we hear them. Five of MTT’s eleven Grammy Awards celebrate his explosively fresh interpretations of these symphonic warhorses. Become a part of the magic and encounter extraordinary expression by MTT’s side as he explores Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, a rich panorama of life showcasing beautiful jubilation and tender bereavement, with the Fellows and several NWS alumni. Regarded by many as the finest concerto written for any instrument, Felix Mendelssohn’s showstopper is a Romantic masterpiece and fitting finale to his staggering musical career. Christian Tetzlaff—one of the world’s most brilliant violinists—commands the beloved concerto with scintillating technical wizardry and impassioned musicality.