From 1984: Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas
S E From 1984: Conductor Michael Tilson ThomasMichael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony and a recipient of a 2019 Kennedy Center Honor, made his reputation young, stepping in for an ailing conductor mid-concert at age 25. It launched a career that included leading orchestras in Boston, Buffalo, Los Angeles, Vienna and London. In this profile originally broadcast on "Sunday Morning" on December 2, 1984, Thomas talked with correspondent Eugenia Zukerman about his enthusiasm both for the contemporary (like Steve Reich's "Desert Music") and the classics of Beethoven and Gershwin.
"Jagged Little Pill" director Diane Paulus
Diablo Cody on writing the musical "Jagged Little Pill"
Alanis Morissette on "You Oughta Know"
Calendar: Week of December 2
Nature: Bear vs. fish
On Broadway: Alanis Morissette's "Jagged Little Pill"
Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce on "The Two Popes"
Faith Salie on the Gen Z putdown "OK, Boomer"
All her sons: The Cemetery Angel
Passage: "Sunday Morning" remembers
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