Yesterday in Prague, the San Francisco Symphony opened its European tour.

On Wednesday, symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas sent a little video postcard via YouTube, discussing his feelings about Gustav Mahler on the 100th anniversary of the Bohemian composer’s death.

Check out the symphony’s European tour schedule here.

Video: From Prague, Michael Tilson Thomas on Gustav Mahler 20 May,2011Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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